Tag: Union Canal

Stan the Man with the Stick

His name is Stanley McWhirter, he’s the ‘unofficial’ litter picker on the Union Canal. He cares about his community and picks litter every week, usually without a thank you. It was a cold December afternoon when I met Stan. I peered out of the can…


Weather windows – grab them!

One thing you can rely on in Scotland is the unpredictability of the weather. Especially in summer. So every little weather window has to be grabbed with both hands! Wasn’t this evening stunning!? There was so much going on on my cycle commute hom…