When the chance came along to visit the abandoned island of Belnahua, on the west coast, my immediate response was an unambiguous YES as the exploring nerves in my body all went into overdrive. A friend is writing a book partly based on the island and she was chartering a boat to go over and … Continue reading Belnahua Bound
Just an ordinary, cold, sunny day with Neil on the Berwickshire Coastal Path from Dowlaw to St Abbs. With added seals! We got so close to them, the wee white ones are just pups, only a couple of weeks old. Apparently they come here every winter for a couple of months of breeding. We saw … Continue reading Seals of St Abbs
Last weekend, Neil, Gordon, James and I were supposed to be heading to Sandwood Bay. But the weeks worth of torrential rain had put that plan on (pretty wet) ice. We scoured the weather forecast for even a glimpse of sun, anywhere that the chance of rain was low-ish. We settled for a trip to … Continue reading Carron Bothy
With Brexit and Ecksit dominating the headlines, Neil, Dave, Tony and I headed to St. Andrews for some escapism and a weekend adventure. On the Saturday Neil and I decided to walk some of the Fife Coastal Trail from Lower Largo to Anstruther. That was the escapism from Barnier and May. The adventure came in … Continue reading Coasting Along
Our family trip to Arran, staying in a cottage in Brodick. Lots of walking and eating.
A beaver den in Bridge of Earn. Some fine engineering.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wVvgvbZCSQ This is the story of our West Highland Way trip. We walked the Way from Milngavie to Fort William in 7 days (Thank god we didn't try for 5...). Those 7 days were some of the best days I've ever experienced with a mix of fun, adventure, banter, wildlife, gorgeous views and a great … Continue reading Our 7 Days of the West Highland Way – April 2014