Mrs Johnston and I testing out our head for heights....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOmTtCI4YjU&feature=youtu.be Since Rock Ness was cancelled this year, we decided to hold our own in beautiful Glen Isla. And while we were down there, we climbed Monamenach and Glas Maol.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DwpVWRB7li0&feature=youtu.be A fairly easy and very picturesque ascent through Corrie Fee leads to the plateau and two Munros, Mayar and Driesh, with the descent on a good path back through Glendoll forest at the head of Glen Clova. A lovely days walking with only a minor "tumble" by yours truly.....Kirsty's first two Munros!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8owOJjZhJNc&feature=youtu.be St. Peter's Seminary is a disused Roman Catholic seminary near Cardross, Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Accompanied by a fellow dude and enthusiast. Determinedly modernist, brutalist and owing a huge debt to Le Corbusier, the seminary is widely considered to be one of the most important examples of modernist architecture in Scotland. Designed by the … Continue reading St Peter’s Seminary Film – 3rd May 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZH9ocAJAB8 Up until 1920 the Leith Corporation Tramways owned the Shrubhill Tram Depot. As Leith was a separate borough they had their own separate tram system and Shrubhill was their major tram depot. The Leith system was electrified, whereas the Edinburgh system used cable haulage. The strange feature of this particular tram depot was the … Continue reading Shrubhill Tram Depot Explore – 27th April 2014
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPeomAZzzzw Visited Gartloch Hospital on Monday on the recommendation of a new like-minded chum. It was closed in 1996 after serving patients for 100 years as a hospital/asylum. It is now in the process of being redeveloped into a "luxury village". Shortly before its closure, it was used in the BBC television series Takin' Over … Continue reading Gartloch Hospital – Monday 7th April 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsUJnULEjeA A cheeky Friday explore. Causewayend is an old school that closed in 2008. It sits in the centre of Aberdeen and is a prominent landmark as it sits just off the Mounthooly roundabout.