Best start to a school in-service day in a while. 🏊♂️
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
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?
A nights camping, cooking and dipping with Dave and about 1000 noisy geese. https://videopress.com/v/o2e2xK4G?preloadContent=metadata
A family microadventure to Loch Leven for a spot of dipping and wild swimming.
Two years since Mrs J and I got married, we decided to have a weekend away sans Sam and headed to Loch Lomond. We stayed in a beautifully refurbished hut called the Shepherds Rest near Balmaha and managed a wander in the cold sunshine to the Whangie, a stunning rock formation near Drymen. It looks … Continue reading A Rest at the Whangie
Today's lunch spot overlooking Loch Ossian and it's hostel. Just before I headed back to Rannoch by the the Road to the Isles.