Islay Visit by John 24 – 25 Sept. 2015

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24 Sept. 2015 the LH pic is taken from the top of the hill known as the “Rest & Be Thankful” before dropping down to Inveraray (middle Photo) where I have taken what I think is an interesting pic., showing our mode of transport in the foreground, with, in the background, a small steam boat […]

Laphroaig 1970

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Further to my last post regarding Laphroaig, included in this posting is a Pic. of Me aged 28 nosing (or at least posing !) a sample of Old Laphroaig. This photo was taken in my office, which looked out over to the North coast of Ireland. Rather good I would suggest.

Laphroaig 1970

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I may go to Laphroaig Distillery again, quite soon. Afterall this is the year of it’s 200th anniversary. Pretty impressive I would say. When I went there as Manager in late April 1970 It was a very different place. My annual maintenance Budget was set from HO at £2,000.00 for the budget year. I nearly […]

My Home Haven

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It is just so good to be back home after most of the week travelling. This little pic. is a shot of part of our garden at chez John. The shot was actually taken last weekend, when we had a little of guess what ?? Sun Shine of course, What’s that ? Anyway, it is […]