Category Archives: Adventure

Corran Narrows, Ardgour & Kingairloch

Adventure-wise it’s been a frustrating Summer so far; I’ve had various work commitments regularly taking me away from the Highland’s since Spring. My genetic need for adventure ; aka “feeding the rat” has been gnawing away at me… There were … Continue reading

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Back on the water

Finally with the rain cleared, sunny skies coincided with a weekend free to get out sea kayaking…   However the forecast strong winds led to a change in plan and we sought shelter in the Lynn of Lorn. We launched at … Continue reading

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A friends journey.

All great adventures start with a single footstep. I’ve received news this evening that my good friend, Paul Briscoe , is ready to start the final phase of his mammoth project; to walk totally unsupported from coast to coast (C2C), … Continue reading

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Lismore

Roughly 3 years ago Annie and I launched fully laden kayaks from the shore just North of Appin with the intention of a 2 day circumnavigation of Lismore.  I guess (hopefully !) I’ve learnt a lot over the last 3 … Continue reading

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The East Wind

This morning I opened the back door to let the dogs out and there was a herd of red deer on the other side of the stock fence. It seems that the East wind always brings the Sun out on … Continue reading

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A stroll up the Pap

The weather forecast for the first Saturday in February looked promising and I hoped to get some good photos in bright sunshine out on my local hill .   Unfortunately by the time I’d walked the dogs, done a few other … Continue reading

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Heading South (again)

Just sitting in Starbuck’s in Glasgow airport waiting for my flight South, and as usual counting down the hours to getting back home. Despite the optimism of my previous post, Winter holds it’s grip on the glen. The current thaw … Continue reading

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