Cromlix House Hotel, Perthshire

There is something about country houses which primes your relaxation mode. Perhaps the typically vast, open spaces, the sheer beauty of the building or the historical grandeur; whatever it is, stresses vanish, replaced by calm and all is good in the world of a country house retreat. Cromlix is no … [Read more...]

Bond No.9, Leith

Leith’s ongoing redevelopment and refurbishment is not least of all evident within Bond No9 on Edinburgh’s lengthy Commercial Street. The row of refurbished shops, restaurants, offices and flats retains the character of the former whisky bond building and assumes the personality of an assortment … [Read more...]

Gunsgreen House, Eyemouth

With Halloween fast approaching, guising for me this year adopted the mask of a visit to Gunsgreen House, the John Adam built Edwardian mansion, which steadfastly guards the harbour at Eyemouth and has become an easily identifiable landmark, associated with the East Coast fishing town. The Murder … [Read more...]