Two days walking and camping the fantastic Annandale Way from Moffat to Hoddom Castle with Adventure Man and Gav. The weather was glorious and the scenery was even better. People forget the south of Scotland, assuming the North is where the WOW moments occur. But the south has the x factor if you know where … Continue reading Ambling the Annandale Way
I have a dream. To live in an old cottage far away from civilisation. And every now and then I travel over Dava Moor (between Nairn and Grantown on Spey) and I can see the remains of what must have been a well populated area in days gone by. Old and derelict cottages, tracks and … Continue reading Cottaging on Dava Moor
A wee climb up Schiehallion and then a scramble down to Uamh Tom a’Mhor-fhir, the fairy cave.
Our family trip to Arran, staying in a cottage in Brodick. Lots of walking and eating.
And here's the story of the whiteout and the attached bothy trip. An ace weekend.
Don't let the title fool you, it's not 2019! Happy new year to one and all. 2018 is here and it's a good looking number. Much more attractive than 2017. More curvy? Bigger? More contemporary? I've got a few resolutions. Take on the challenge of a new job (that I start in 7 short days). … Continue reading What I Did in 2018
Last night I felt my boy kick me through Kirsty's belly. He's not quite ready to say "Morning Dad" yet but in a few short weeks he'll arrive and we'll both get to meet him for the first time and find out if his lungs are as powerful as his foot. Seven months of pregnancy have … Continue reading Morning Dad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wVvgvbZCSQ This is the story of our West Highland Way trip. We walked the Way from Milngavie to Fort William in 7 days (Thank god we didn't try for 5...). Those 7 days were some of the best days I've ever experienced with a mix of fun, adventure, banter, wildlife, gorgeous views and a great … Continue reading Our 7 Days of the West Highland Way – April 2014