Many travel blogs describe this area as full of ‘snaking single track roads with hairpin bends and miles and miles of nothing’. But in the heart of this seemingly unappealing region lies the former ‘Whisky capital of the World’, Campbeltown. Make no mistake. There is ample room for doubt when it comes to the quality of the slew of 2019 whiskies from the Kintyre Peninsula. Lees verder 2019 bad ass gems→
Andy Burns has been selling whisky for 23 years. He grew up in Kirkconnel in the South West of Scotland, Rabbie Burns country so to speak.‘No family relations there, although Robert did put it about a lot. I started my working life down the coal mine, followed by a variety of jobs. Then me and Carol moved to Inveraray in 1997’. Lees verder Andy ‘Fyne Malts’ Burns→
How powerful can an image be? And how can words be of any added value? This time it can. Having just finished The Drowned and The Saved by author Les Wilson I am very much aware of the three monuments that are close to me. Lees verder 55°46′N 6°9′W→
Eind januari is het Burns-tijd. Overal ter wereld wordt stilgestaan bij de geboortedag op 25 januari 1759 van de Schotse dichter Robert Burns. Ik ga op bezoek bij de ‘one and only Burnsian’ Professor dr Max de Haan.