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Today, I visited the Willow Tea Rooms at 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow.  The interior and facade were designed by Glasgow’s most famous architect/designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) whose key achievement was the design of places to be inhabited. The street name ‘Sauchiehall’  means ‘alley of the willows’ and throughout the rooms Mackintosh used the willow motif.

Applecross is remote coastal village in the Scottish Highlands. Access entails challenging drives along singe routes, either the winding coast road from Shieldaig, to the north on Loch Torridon, with great views all the way or the Bealach na Ba (Pass of the Cattle). Latter road is one of the highest in Britain, reaching 2,053 ft,

This afternoon I am posting a few images illustrating adverse weather conditions from my walk this morning around Rouken Glen in south Glasgow.