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.
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
Today's lunch spot in the Cairngorms. With added cheese, pepperoni and chilli mayo sandwiches.
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
Q. What equipment do you need to go caving? I only ask because if a Trivial Pursuit victory depended on my knowledge of potholing, I would be left floundering with 5/6s of a pie. The very idea of exploring the depths of middle earth excites me but scares the bejesus out of me, probably because … Continue reading A Hole Lot of Wonder
A wee trip to Torridon to walk Beinn Eighe. Beautiful. And a wee film below. https://youtu.be/BG1G43hMbhc
Ben Lawers and Lochan nan Cat from the summit of An Stuc. Makes sandwiches even tastier.
Last nights sleeping arrangements after a day in the Galloway Hills, Tunskeen Bothy.
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