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Old Pulteney 12 Year Old

I grew up on Islay – surrounded by whisky, fed copious amounts of it in hot toddies as a child – and all my life I’ve liked the taste of it. But for most of my adulthood I’ve not been a drinker of alcohol. Like every teenager I drank a wee bit, but I never … Continue reading

Boggy Beinn Dubhchraig

September has produced some fine weather this year, but the forecast suggested that things were about to change. So on the first Sunday of October, afraid it would be my last chance for a while, I headed up Loch Lomond in the direction of Beinn Dubhchraig and Ben Oss. I didn’t have anything radical planned … Continue reading


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