If you don’t like having nosey neighbours just buy this house. 🙂
The area is very sparsely populated, with many mountain ranges dominating the region, and includes the highest mountain in the British Isles, Ben Nevis. Before the 19th century the Highlands was home to a much larger population, but due to a combination of factors including the outlawing of the traditional Highland way of life following the Jacobite Rising of 1745,
Road through the mountains
A very cold rugged landscape.
Road trip Edinburgh to Glasgow.
On our road trip Edinburgh to Glasgow we took the long way and ended up in Fort William, from there we drove down along Loch Lomond to Glasgow. One interesting hold up on the highway for a crew shooting a movie, turned out to be the James Bond film Skyfall.
David Herd at Loch Lomond
Bill Austin at Loch Lomond.
Bill spent many years in the Paras and a lot of his training took place in the Scottish Highlands. He also did two years in Belfast during “the Troubles” then a further two year under cover in Ireland.
On the banks of Loch Lomond
I looked everywhere but didn’t see any ducks.
David Herd & Bill Austin in Glasgow.
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For no particular reason I am including some paintings from my favourite artist Jack Vettriano who just happens to be a Scotsman.
Dancer For Money.
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