https://youtu.be/cF8r_VALhNA And here's the story of the whiteout and the attached bothy trip. An ace weekend.
Don't let the title fool you, it's not 2019! Happy new year to one and all. 2018 is here and it's a good looking number. Much more attractive than 2017. More curvy? Bigger? More contemporary? I've got a few resolutions. Take on the challenge of a new job (that I start in 7 short days). … Continue reading What I Did in 2018
At McGregor’s Cave near Kinloch Rannoch of course.
Today's lunch spot. Sitting on the ridge above the Lairig Ghru looking over to the Devil's Point and Corrour bothy. Oodles of sushi just out of frame.
Team Deliverance consists of Kirsty, Paul, Sas, Gav, Erin and my good self and there wasn't a sign of a banjo or a squealing pig all weekend. Two days spent canoeing the waters of the River Tay in blazing sunshine and driving rain were a perfect way to welcome the coming autumnal changes. I'll let … Continue reading Team Deliverance Take on the Tay
Leaving the house at 4.30am, the murky morning mist poked some tiny holes in my enthusiasm and, for a second, made me question the wisdom of driving four and a half hours north. The forecast looked good. Yet the fog became thicker as I passed Pitlochry and even from the roadside near Elphin, Suilven was … Continue reading Sharing Suilven
I like this old signage because Perth is officially a city. But when this was painted, it wasn't.
The best way to ensure your child likes a campervan trip to your favourite mountain range? Let him drive.
After a day of walking, a cake stop can be a great way of appreciating the challenges and achievements of the trip. And it's even better to share the moment with a new pair of friends.
After 6 months work (on and off) I finally finished my kuksa, a Swedish style cup carved from birch with the intention of giving it as a birthday present to my wife. Hope she appreciated the manliness that went into its creation. And even the string was homemade.