A walk around Sgairneach Mhor and Beinn Udlamain in the heat.
Category: Nature at its Best
A day paddling the River Earn from Forteviot to Bridge of Earn to celebrate a day without kids! Not even the boat starting to take on water (and the pump failing too) could dampen our enthusiasm and enjoyment for such a fab day. And here's the film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NdMdahfmQ8
Went on my first adventure of 2021 today to Loch Ordie, which is off the A9 between Dunkeld and Pitlochry. The weather was beautiful. Cold, sunny and cloudless. And I spent a good part of my time at the loch being followed around by this Robin, even managing to photobomb me at the top of … Continue reading Good Lordy it’s coldy at Loch Ordie
Team Johnston spent Hogmanay with Team Smyde down near Cockburnspath which was a relaxed but fab evening of chilli and whisky. We also took a wander down to Cove.
Just an ordinary, cold, sunny day with Neil on the Berwickshire Coastal Path from Dowlaw to St Abbs. With added seals! We got so close to them, the wee white ones are just pups, only a couple of weeks old. Apparently they come here every winter for a couple of months of breeding. We saw … Continue reading Seals of St Abbs
Always been one of my bucket list trips, I finally made it to Sandwood Bay. I spent a very chilled couple of days exploring the beach, the bay, Am Buachaille and the surrounding moors. Spent the night at Strathchailleach bothy and also stopped in at Strathan bothy on the way home. No rain, but I … Continue reading Sandwood Bay (Strathchailleach and Strathan Bothies)
Last weekend, Neil, Gordon, James and I were supposed to be heading to Sandwood Bay. But the weeks worth of torrential rain had put that plan on (pretty wet) ice. We scoured the weather forecast for even a glimpse of sun, anywhere that the chance of rain was low-ish. We settled for a trip to … Continue reading Carron Bothy
My feet are important to me. We are a team. On a daily basis they allow me to play "Chase Me" with my son and wife, run to the kitchen to grab a bag of crisps and do all the other important things a busy dad/teacher/outdoor type needs to do. So it's been pretty frustrating … Continue reading The Sole Purpose of Your Feet is Toe-tal Fun