Easter Earshaig car park to Brattleburn bothy is 6.7km, walking along part of the Southern Upland Way, according to my calculations using OS maps. After all the snow and rain over the last week, I was wondering how many of those kms would be on boggy paths and fields. Dave and I had decided at … Continue reading New Year Bothy Therapy
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
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.
While walking the West Highland Way last week, I managed to find some urbex action. Even with sore legs, I resisted the urge to sit on this old chair.
Inside the Mintlaw cottage, a TV Jim, but not as we know them. Apologies for the fuzziness....
An abandoned cottage near Mintlaw. Despite the Ivy barricades, managed to get inside to have a wee look. The ivy is taking hold inside too, I've had my eyes opened to the power of this little plant.