Our landscape doesn't owe us humans anything. It has no obligations to us. Beneath our feet it's heart beats as surely as ours. It is free. And we have, until our recent creation of climate change, lived in relative harmony. It didn't feel like harmony as the snow blew at me from every direction, in … Continue reading “Where are you from?”
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Are Wooded Hills the Best?
How to get a hill view. Without climbing a big hill. That was the challenge Dave set me and I pondered a few options. I thought of some small hills in the area with big view such as the Lomond Hills and Ben A'an. The OS maps were scoured for hills I hadn't heard of … Continue reading Are Wooded Hills the Best?
New Year Bothy Therapy
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
A Christmas dip, since the hills were so wild today. The last shot was indeed me running out of the water as it was so bloody cold 🥶.
Teacher Health and Well-being
Best start to a school in-service day in a while. 🏊♂️
Seeking Sanctuary in A’ Chomraich
It was appropriate that while the country struggles to come to terms with the cost of living crisis, and the government tries its best to justify tax cuts for rich people at the same time, Paul and I decided to escape to Applecross for three days exploring in the wilds. The Gaelic for Applecross is … Continue reading Seeking Sanctuary in A’ Chomraich
Is There a Ferry to Lochindorb?
Stromeferry. Queensferry. The Ferry in Inverness (now known as Merkinch). What do they have in common? Well they all used to have a boat to take people and goods across a body of water. I think the word ferry comes from the Norse "to carry" and I love seeing the word and finding out all … Continue reading Is There a Ferry to Lochindorb?
Into the Angus Glens for a warming saunter up Cat Law and then a cool down dip in Reekie Linn.