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Edinburgh underground

I’m about to descend into Edinburgh’s underworld and experience the city’s grim and ghostly past. Come with me to a haunted place, where restless spirits and grave robbers rule. Welcome to the Blair Street Underground Vaults.

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Silent Sunday: Artistic facade in Venice Beach, California

Artistic facade in Venice Beach, California, USA

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Silent Sunday: Baskets for sale at the market in Inca

Baskets for sale at the colourful market in Inca, Majorca in the Balearic Islands, Spain

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Autumn in Munich

Last year, the girls and I spent a spring day in Munich, mostly enjoying the lively Marienplatz, and hanging about Viktualienmarkt, the wonderful farmers’ market in the city centre. This time, it’s autumn in Munich, which means one thing: Oktoberfest. Or in our case, pre-Oktoberfest. We’re about a week early, which means we have a [...]

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Silent Sunday: Autumn in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia

Pumpkins at the roadside – autumn in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Silent Sunday: Belle Epoque steam boat on Lake Geneva

The Belle Epoque steam boat Rhône plies the waters of gorgeous Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) in Switzerland

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Silent Retro Sunday: Palace of the Parliament, Bucharest

Palace of the Parliament (the former Palace of the People – Casa Poporului) in Bucharest, the world’s largest civilian building

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