According to the LearnGaelic dictionary, Garbhlach apparently means rugged country. And this was where I was heading for a bluebird weekend with some of the boys, a roam around the rough corrie and the wider expanse of Glen Feshie, one of my favourite glens. Coming from different parts of the country, we all converged on … Continue reading The Rugged Country of Coire Garbhlach
Cottongrass and Cloudberries
A walk around Sgairneach Mhor and Beinn Udlamain in the heat.
Bernie Needs 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
Camping on our Doorstep
A second three weeks of lockdown has just been announced. So back to the van for the next job, making a midge net for the window. I essentially copied this idea: https://www.motorhomeplanet.co.uk/archives/4795 It seems to have worked really well, but we'll see how it performs next time I can get further than the front door. … Continue reading Camping on our Doorstep
Tap.... Tap.... Tap.... Tap.... ...multiplied by at least 50,000 this week. That's the noise made as I tap on whatever device I have available, whether it be my laptop, iPad, my phone. As a teacher in a Scottish School, it's probably safe to say, with a hint of understatement, that this week has been a … Continue reading Shelved