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A year of ups, downs, thrills and spills

2015 was quite a topsy turvy year. First the downs. Let’s get them out the way. We had to put our cat of 21 years down, and I still feel guilty for making that terrible trip with her to the vet. My diet … Continue reading

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Ramble on!

It’s been a while since my last post so here is some proof of life. In the true spirit of my blog, there has been blood and there have been badges. But mostly, there’s been a lot of fun. So here’s … Continue reading

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Beinn a’Chreachan and Beinn Achaladair

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This was long hard hike with a lot of pathless and rough boggy ground. But as the pictures hopefully show, very worthwhile in good weather as the views really are quite stunning. I could take or leave the ascent path … Continue reading

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On familiar ground

The thought of re-climbing a set of hills used to fill me with dread. You know in your mind’s eye what’s ahead of you, and you know that it is within your capability. Why bother? When faced with re-climbing two … Continue reading

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What did you get up to last night?

I was reading the blog of explorer and adventurer Alastair Humphreys and something he wrote caught my attention. It was something like this – most of us work 9am-5pm, so what are you doing with your 5pm-9am? How about using … Continue reading

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Trains, strains and no automobiles – part 2

We arrived at Aviemore train station late morning. Although we were staying about 20 miles away from Aviemore, Scotland’s mountain sports capital (which is hotly contested by Fort William), we were picking up hire bikes close to the station. Having … Continue reading

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