Tag Archives: Scotland

Papermaking with plants workshop in The Highlands

Posted on December 2, 2018 by Toothpicker

The scenery from Ullapool to Assynt
Scotland is one of my favourite places in the world. I love the landscape, wilderness, people and traditions; however, I am not so fond of its weather – a crucial element that has put me off moving up there. I have been traveling up to Scotland annually [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Eco living & sustainability, Paper art & craft, Scotland, The Highlands and was tagged with nature, eco designs, eco living, paper craft, Scotland, sustainability, craft, papermaking, The Highlands, ecoprinting, Printing

Scotland by rail

Posted on July 28, 2015 by Toothpicker

Scenery from somewhere north of England
I am one of those people who would get excited sitting in the front row on the top deck of a double decker bus. And often I would end up sitting next to kids under 10 years of age who are equally excited, though I don't express [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Transport, Glasgow and was tagged with nature, Scotland, trains, Glasgow

Retreat aftermath

Posted on August 7, 2013 by Toothpicker

Stunning scenery from the train journey between Edinburgh and Newcastle
It has been about 5 days since I returned from Scotland, and I am still feeling slightly disorientated ( which seems to always happen after a week-long retreat).
I remember on the day of departure, some retreat friends and I had some spare time [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Business, England, Transport and was tagged with meditation, business, Scotland, retreats

Summer retreat in Scotland

Posted on August 4, 2013 by Toothpicker

Top left and right: Dhanakosa; Main: Loch voil
What is your ideal summer holiday? Sun and beach? Doing eurorail across Europe? Or adventures in South America? After spending three months traveling and working in Asia earlier in the year, I felt the need to give myself some 'me' time and space, and to [...]

This post was posted in Travel, Nature, Buddhism & meditation, Eco living & sustainability, Hiking & walking, England and was tagged with hiking, meditation, nature, Buddhism, Scotland, retreats

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