Merry Christmas to you all!

23 12 2017

Hope you all have a great Christmas!
This photo is of the sun one day this year – it was actually much brighter red than my digi-camera shows and was truly weird. The reason it was red, apparently, was because dust from the Sahara was in the atmosphere making it appear red through the haze…

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New House – The Good… and the Maybe…

29 08 2017

There are some really great things about my new house in its ‘proper rural’ location – my old house used to be in a rural location but sadly is no longer 😦 As there are only 8 houses and a farm in my new ‘village’, hopefully it will be some time before it befalls the same fate… Read the rest of this entry »





An Teallach Compleation Walk – My Photos…

28 06 2017

It took me ages to use up my film after my Munro Tops Compleation walk on An Teallach so, in the end, I just went along with Mark’s excellent photos from the day. However, I promised in my last post I’d put mine out when I got them so here they are! Read the rest of this entry »





Whiteside to Grisedale Pike – Lakeland’s Golden Mile

1 06 2017

Thu 11 May 2017
During a week-long break at my new house in the Lakes (I still have to go ‘home’ for my shifts), I spent my time urgently trying to get fit for my Scottish Munro Top Compleation which was only around 2 weeks away. Quite a short time frame… Read the rest of this entry »





Sunset Down Our Street

29 05 2017

We don’t seem to get many great sunsets in the north of England, unlike Scotland and The Islands. However, just occasionally, we get a great one and this is the view from my house down the street. As it won’t be my street much longer, now’s the time to put this post out I think…

Wood View Sunset Feb16
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Fairy Pools, Glenbrittle, Skye

16 04 2017

If you have an hour or so to spare whilst on Skye, the Fairy Pools at Glenbrittle are well worth a visit. The only problem is timing your visit as they are exceedingly popular with both tourists (in cars) and midges. If you go late enough to park and avoid the crowds, you get eaten alive!


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Dramatic Neist Point, Skye

24 02 2017

After seeing various postcards in the tourist shops of Neist Point, Richard and I decided it looked well worth a visit and hunted it down on the map. It was on the western most point of the landmass to the west of Dunvegan – we resolved to visit it on our next non-hill day…

neist-point-from-around-the-bay
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