https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZH9ocAJAB8 Up until 1920 the Leith Corporation Tramways owned the Shrubhill Tram Depot. As Leith was a separate borough they had their own separate tram system and Shrubhill was their major tram depot. The Leith system was electrified, whereas the Edinburgh system used cable haulage. The strange feature of this particular tram depot was the … Continue reading Shrubhill Tram Depot Explore – 27th April 2014
While walking the West Highland Way last week, I managed to find some urbex action. Even with sore legs, I resisted the urge to sit on this old chair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wVvgvbZCSQ This is the story of our West Highland Way trip. We walked the Way from Milngavie to Fort William in 7 days (Thank god we didn't try for 5...). Those 7 days were some of the best days I've ever experienced with a mix of fun, adventure, banter, wildlife, gorgeous views and a great … Continue reading Our 7 Days of the West Highland Way – April 2014
The end of the West Highland Way yesterday after 7 days of trekking through some of the finest scenery our fine nation has to offer. Scotland just got a little bit smaller, but other modes of transport are also available...
A few years ago I was on the train with a friend as it chugged into York Station. It’s a big station and the signs which had my destination printed on them filled me with excitement. I was looking forward to this trip as I’d last been there 21 years previously with my primary school. … Continue reading I’m Sure Mice Use Maps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPeomAZzzzw Visited Gartloch Hospital on Monday on the recommendation of a new like-minded chum. It was closed in 1996 after serving patients for 100 years as a hospital/asylum. It is now in the process of being redeveloped into a "luxury village". Shortly before its closure, it was used in the BBC television series Takin' Over … Continue reading Gartloch Hospital – Monday 7th April 2014
Spent a couple of hours here today, this is the Ballroom in all it's floorless glory. The hospital used to be an asylum, not sure why they needed a ballroom..... Best part of the trip. Film to follow.