Ice Buzz – Christmas Water Sports

A cold Christmas? It defiantly was for me; I feel the cold... unlike my three older brothers who seem to have built up an impressive immunity. Our holidays began with Christmas and Boxing day on the Isle of Bute at our Dads. With lots of relations on the island, we are really lucky to have … Continue reading Ice Buzz – Christmas Water Sports

Bothy Culture

First Bothy adventure of the year - UAGS Unless approached by sea, Uags Bothy is at the end of an extremely boggy scramble from Toscaig (south of Applecross). We (Callum, Ewan and I) did plan to paddle there in sea kayaks - launching from my mums front garden in Kishorn and exploring the coast line … Continue reading Bothy Culture

The World is Bigger Than Me [my favourite adventure films]

I've selected a few of my favourite outdoor adventure films to share with you, a mixture of low-budget pieces alongside some bigger productions. They present to us parts of the world most could only dream of visiting and the majority are shot in jaw dropping cinematic quality (which makes viewing even more enjoyable). Forget Love Island … Continue reading The World is Bigger Than Me [my favourite adventure films]

ART ON THE WALL

It has been 8 months since I graduated from art school; and after a bit of an art snooze I've finally started painting and drawing again. The one thing I struggled with at uni was being pushed to create work under briefs that I wasn't necessarily inspired by. Of course, it did teach me to … Continue reading ART ON THE WALL

Tips and tricks for keeping a sketchbook

Why bother? If your asking yourself, why bother? I feel ya! I often feel disengaged and don’t touch my sketchbooks for days because I feel my phone is easier to keep notes in. Often I’m ‘too busy’ to come up with interesting thoughts or ideas and to be honest, I’d much rather watch Netflix than … Continue reading Tips and tricks for keeping a sketchbook

Contemporary art; an introduction of some kind

Contemporary Art does not have to be pretentious and confusing, and although it often seems that way, it is down to you (the viewer) to make it relevant to yourself. So i'm here to provide you with the do(s) and don't(s) of contemporary art; maybe a few gallery etiquette tips as well to help you through … Continue reading Contemporary art; an introduction of some kind