Post-adventure recovery for daddy and Young Johnston. New clothes, salt and vinegar sticks and a hot chocolate.
Recently there have been a lot of weather, snow and wind and rain, but you might never have known it walking down the quiet wooded path. The only evidence of rain was the absolutely sodden ground we moved across. The light breeze moved the trees in the sunshine, throwing shadows across our muddy footsteps as … Continue reading Building a Den
When you own a house, you're always saying you need more storage. For every new dress or outfit, you need a bigger or better wardrobe. When you buy extra kitchen rolls, because your young boys like to spill stuff, where do you keep them? A van is the same. I built it with under bed … Continue reading Really? …. More Shelving?!
A February break with nowhere to go, what do you do? Bernie has been in need of some new storage and finally here was a few days where I could maybe manage some time in the garage. First thing to do was remove the walking poles, ice axe and their mount from the side wall … Continue reading Bernie Needs More Shelving
The doors are closed and locked on adventures far from home once more as coronavirus takes hold again. So close to home is the default option when scouring maps for places to explore. I'd seen the Castle Law hill fort from afar loads of times, often from the Dunning to Bridge of Earn road in … Continue reading Castle Law Hill Fort
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
Today Mrs Johnston and I took a wee wander from Kingsbarns to Crail, on the look out for caves and shells.
Teepee building in the garden today. Young Johnston has a new bedroom.