Tag Archives: Recreation

A family tent guide for easily frustrated dads on a tight budget

Here are my recommendations on a family tent. They won’t suite everyone. For a start, if you are reading this from somewhere where temperature is a constant 30 degrees and the sun shines 300 days out of 365, then stop … Continue reading

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How I bounced off a hill with barely a scrape

This day was different. Every morning had sent shards of sunlight through the gaps in the curtains in our hotel room. But this morning there was nothing but gloom. With the wife and boy still sleeping I went downstairs to … Continue reading

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The hill by the trail

In my previous post “Sweating it out’, I made mention of a hill at the side of the Siller Pass, which I briefly thought about climbing, before changing my mind. Well, I changed my mind, again. I had left wife … Continue reading

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It’s a wonderful park life

I spent almost the whole of last weekend in parks. And even if the weather hadn’t been great, I would have still have done the same! I went on a quick run on Saturday morning on country roads to test … Continue reading

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The Brack and beyond

This post was supposed to be about climbing Ben Aan with my dad, but I had a wee iPhone restore problem and I lost a bundle of photos from recent adventures. Fortunately, I had shared a few of them from … Continue reading

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Cool runnings in Arrochar

I’m just rushing out to Explorer Scouts for an ‘instant hike’ in 15 minutes time. But I thought I would post quickly about my latest walk/run, which was this morning. It took me from Arrochar into Glen Loin and then … Continue reading

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