Luss, Arrochar & Helensburgh a Wintry Wander

On a wintry 19th March, 30 intrepid Blue Badge Tourist Guides, were rewarded with stunning views of snow-capped mountains and foam-tipped waves on sea and lochs on a study day of Luss, Arrochar and Helensburgh. This Year of Natural Scotland … Continued

The Telephone Rings

Sometimes…I am a natural born cynic. A competition with outrageous prizes; it must be a marketing ploy. Nobody really wins these prizes, do they? Surely not. And so it was that I received a call from Dot , STGA Bookings … Continued

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.

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