The first in a series of things we've built to improve our garden, entertain Young Johnston and get us through lockdown! A hut/den/bothy.
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
A trip to Lochnagar this week from Crathie rather than Loch Muick. And a night in Gelder Shiel Bothy. Brilliant. And the film below:
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
And here's the story of the whiteout and the attached bothy trip. An ace weekend.
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.
Today's lunch spot in the Cairngorms. With added cheese, pepperoni and chilli mayo sandwiches.