Last night I felt my boy kick me through Kirsty's belly. He's not quite ready to say "Morning Dad" yet but in a few short weeks he'll arrive and we'll both get to meet him for the first time and find out if his lungs are as powerful as his foot. Seven months of pregnancy have … Continue reading Morning Dad
Broxburn to Bamburgh by bike following the Coast and Castles Cycle Route in July 2015.
In July 2015 , we went on our second big walk of the year. It was definitely big, although more of a scramble than a walk. The Cuillin is the closest we have in Britain to the Alps and it's a challenge in every way. To walk in the Cuillin is to walk, scramble, climb, … Continue reading The Skye Cuillin
May 2015 - After failing in our first attempt to get to Arran this year (gales, storms, power cuts in Ardrossan, ferry being used to take old soldiers to a mid-sea wreck etc.) we tried again. The weather was better and the mountain was inviting. And despite threatening to drown us in rain and fog, … Continue reading A Foggy Day on Goat Fell
The first of this years big hikes in April 2015, we set out to complete a section of the Rob Roy Way from Aberfoyle to Killin over three days. And since we were feeling fit, on day two we also took on Ben Ledi, which is a Corbett nestling on the edge of Callander. We're … Continue reading Ledi Me Tell You About The Rob Roy Way