A life in the day of

Another early start. Can’t be late, so I live by check-lists. Shave, cup of tea, pack washbag. Same check-list every a.m. whether it’s Thurso or Stranraer. Off we go, heading West. I know the way, done it a million times, … Continued

Moray Coast: Part II

In complete contrast the next location was Gordonstoun School. We were lucky enough to be given a tour of the grounds by Sabine Richards the marketing director on her half term weekend off. We had lots to see in Lossiemouth, … Continued

Moray Coast: Part I

Sincere thanks go to Janet Bulloch for organising a most interesting and worthwhile CPD weekend to northwest Aberdeenshire and Moray. 36 intrepid Blue Badge Guides made the trip to Aberdeen and onwards to Elgin. Our first visit was to Duff … Continued

Blue Badge Guide Inducted as Member of the Keepers of the Quaich

In the official ceremony and banquet held at Blair Castle last Monday, Blue Badge Guide Ronnie Berri was inducted as member of the “Keepers of the Quaich” – an exclusive, international community of people recognised for their outstanding commitment and contribution to Scotch Whisky.

New Yellow Badge Members in Paisley

Meet our new Yellow Badge colleagues in Paisley. After 7 months of hard work, of giving over nights and weekends to studying and practising, after braving the winter weather, all five fabulous trainees passed the STGA assessment at the end of March.

Free Edinburgh Walking Tour 21 February 2015: International Tourist Guide Day!

Come and join the fun and help us celebrate International Tourist Guide Day!

On 21st February, the Scottish Tourist Guides Association will celebrate International Tourist Guide Day. To mark the occasion, residents and visitors to Edinburgh will have the opportunity to join in a fantastic free-of-charge Walking Tour Event which will see a group of over a dozen of our ‘Blue Badge’ guides criss-cross the city sharing their love and knowledge of our capital.

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