As the number of vaccines administered hits the millions, the end might just be in sight. I say that with one eye on a future that is still very much unknown. As one sage-like fellow said: "Anything can happen, and often we are wrong. The best we can do with the future is prepare and savour the … Continue reading Loch Laidon Living
When you own a house, you're always saying you need more storage. For every new dress or outfit, you need a bigger or better wardrobe. When you buy extra kitchen rolls, because your young boys like to spill stuff, where do you keep them? A van is the same. I built it with under bed … Continue reading Really? …. 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
A nights camping, cooking and dipping with Dave and about 1000 noisy geese. https://videopress.com/v/o2e2xK4G?preloadContent=metadata
Our outdoor swimming itch took us to Coldingham Bay in the Borders for a bit of a dook. A slow walk to the North Sea. Getting our skins on. Top towel girl. Acclimatisation. Ignoring acclimatisation! Waiting for the waves. Hitting the waves. Being hit by the waves 1. Being hit by the waves 2. Me … Continue reading Dooking in the Cold(ingham Bay) Drink.
Two days walking part of the Southern Upland Way from Balgrennan to Dalry with Paul and James. Our camp near White Laggan bothy looking towards Loch Dee, a peak at just how "dark skies" that part of the world is, and our morning view as the sun was hitting Craiglee. A belter of a trip. … Continue reading Dark Skies
A trip into the wild waves of East Lothian with Young Johnston.
A family microadventure to Loch Leven for a spot of dipping and wild swimming.