I've been meaning to get a proper bike rack for a while. I'd tried a few of ways of attaching the bike to the car and most would involve regular resprays. The £25 I spent was far less than expected and this trip was the fantastic first foray into what my brain already calls "bike … Continue reading A Straight Line from Laggan to Newtonmore
Category: Film making
Mrs Johnston and I testing out our head for heights....
This trip took place on 30th June, so exactly half way through my atempt to walk 1000 miles in a full year. At the end of the day, I was sitting on 473.7 miles, a little under where I need to be, but not much. I considered myself very lucky on this trip. I'd wanted … Continue reading Ben Nevis and the CMD Arete
Our family trip to Arran, staying in a cottage in Brodick. Lots of walking and eating.
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
As a primary school teacher I've taught boys named after the isles of Harris and Lewis. I've taught an Ailsa (Craig), a (North) Rona, a Tara (nsay), a Summer (Isles) and a (Stac) Lee. And not so long ago I taught a girl called Skye. I'm bearing in mind that when teaching some of these … Continue reading Island Children
A wee trip to Torridon to walk Beinn Eighe. Beautiful. And a wee film below.