Roneil House

Shut down after a teen’s sudden death, Roneil House, (A children’s home) was boarded up and fenced off in early 2020. I had seen this house from the roadside and was always intrigued by it, one day in passing I noticed it was all boarded up, so i grabbed my camera and walked up to... Continue Reading →

Leethland House

In the thick wooded backend of Paisley, the ruins of Leethland House and the chauffeur’s house are located along the single tracked Leitchland Road. The once mansion has fell victim to several fires and vandalism and is now a shell of a building. The chauffeur’s house can be spotted from the roadside, but you have... Continue Reading →

Travellers Village

Early on a Sunday morning I took a wonder up Hurlet Road, I seen something interesting on google maps, so I thought i'd go and check it out. Armed with my trusty camera and my spirit of adventure I took myself up some dirt tracks and through a hedge and found what I was looking... Continue Reading →

Caldwell house

Heading away from paisley, at the far end of Glenifer Road and short walk down a path filled with potholes lies Caldwell House. The now ruins of a once three storey mansion built for the former MP William Mure of Caldwell in the 18th century. It changed from a family home and was renovated into... Continue Reading →

Lockdown

Lockdown had unpredictable events take place, I started to visit places around my hometown of Paisley, places that I have walked by, roads that I had never been and places that had been forgotten in time. I took photos of the places that I visited and decided to call it “a wee jaunt”

Chips and Warheads

Another sunny Sunday, another shoreline spin. From Kilmuirs to Largs, nice fast roads, (even though we went no faster than the speed limit.) Largs on a dry Sunday is always busy, and you have always got other keen bikers coming up to chat to you about your bike, bike clothing, bike trips, bike modifications and... Continue Reading →

South, to a castle

Easter Sunday, haven't been a good run all year, so decide to head south. I haven't ventured south much on the bike, except for a run down to Stranraer. Started from McDonalds at the Bellfield Interchange, (eh! had a coffee, honest) Got onto the A76 and followed it all the way to Dumfries, for a... Continue Reading →

A wee Arran run

A long time being talked about, finally got the ferry booked to go to Arran. It didn't disappoint, it turned our to be a nice sunny day, and because it was during the week, it was pretty quiet too. Once off the ferry we headed south to Lamlash, a small village that has beautiful views... Continue Reading →

Aberfoyle to Lennoxtown

Aberfoyle is the start of the West Highland Way, but we headed south on a beautiful stretch of road that takes you through Fintry and down to Lennoxtown. The road is the B8034 and then onto the B822. It is a lovely twisty road through the Campsies. With many stopping places to enjoy your flask... Continue Reading →

a wee camping trip

The sun was out, well, it wasn't raining, and after a long winter, thats as good as a day gets, so, a wee nights camping down near the Galloway Forest Park was needed. Getting to the campsite located on a farm called "Balloch O'Dee" is a nice run through the Galloway Forest Park, which has... Continue Reading →

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