Category: David Rankin

  • Whisky, lochs and castles tour

    Our private group visits a malt whisky distillery and two unique Scottish castles. This tour visits Deanston Distillery, Stirling Castle and Doune Castle. Doune Castle featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail , Game of Thrones and Outlander Two ancient Scottish castles and a distillery feature in this tour –  Stirling Castle Doune Castle Deanston…

  • Edinburgh Castle pictures

      Edinburgh Castle remains the most popular visitor attraction in Scotland according to figures released by Historic Scotland . All saw a rise in visitors over the year before.The main reason for the increase is the fact that the weak pound made Scotland an attractive holiday destination for Europeans. Edinburgh Castle t-shirts Edinburgh Castle is…

  • Why does Jamie call Claire a “Sassenach” ?

    If you’ve watched/read Outlander from the beginning, you know that Claire has been called many things, both derogatory and endearing. While most people have referred to her as a witch because of her healing powers, the one nickname that stands out most is “Sassenach.” Over 50 photo gifts are available from this picture of Linlithgow…

  • The Kelpies are glorious armoured giant horses

    The Kelpies have become the most famous equine sculptures in the world . But now they have been given another name to make them more attractive to Chinese tourists. Preview this tour with our unique  virtual tour of the Kelpies . VisitBritain, which markets the UK abroad, has dubbed them ‘Kai Po Ju Ma’ in promotional…

  • iPhone 7 cases

    Apple have announced the much-anticipated iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Physically, the new phones are quite similar to their predecessors, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. But does that mean cases designed for the last iPhones are compatible with the new iteration? Sadly , no. Most users upgrading to the new devices will still…

  • Eilean Donan Castle tours

    Eilean Donan Castle is the jewel in the crown of Scottish castles with its fairytale setting and a long and colourful history stretching back many centuries . Eilean Donan Castle poster , Giant A3 size , 16 by 11 inches , just £3.95 including free UK delivery . [rps-paypal] This image is also available in a…

  • Dxo one camera attachment for iPhone

    The DxO ONE is claimed to be a revolutionary camera that delivers DSLR image quality in an extremely compact size. At 3.8 oz (108 g) and 2.65″ (6.9 cm) tall, the DxO ONE is so small that it easily fits in a pocket, yet it features an ultra-high quality f/1.8, 32mm equivalent aspherical lens with…

  • the Kelpies sculptures celebrate their first anniversary

    The Kelpies sculptures have become Scotland’s best known cultural landmark and today they celebrate their  first anniversary.  The Kelpies sculptures were open to the public in April last year. An exhibition of local schools kids artwork celebrating The Kelpies and The John Muir Way will also be unveiled by Kelpie artist Andy Scott. The artwork…

  • The Kelpies are renamed “glorious armoured giant horses”

    The Kelpies have become the most famous equine sculptures in the world . But now they have been given another name to make them more attractive to Chinese tourists. VisitBritain, which markets the UK abroad, has dubbed them ‘Kai Po Ju Ma’ in promotional literature in China – which translates as “glorious armoured giant horses”.…

  • The Kelpies – a second impression

    The Kelpies  in the Helix Park have been open to the public for over 5 years now .The project has been very successful , bringing in over 1 million visitors to the area . For anyone planning to visit Falkirk , the Kelpies are a must see . Kelpies t-shirts Over fifty Kelpies photo gifts of…