Category Archives: Travel

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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Bergen, Norway

Currently enjoying a short break in Norway with Annie. Weather’s pretty good too.

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West is Best

Annie and I headed over to Ardnamurchan today for some chill time. I’ve blogged about a committing sea kayaking trip about this peninsula in the past, though today Annie and I were just going for a walk and a bumble; … Continue reading

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Buongiòrno Italia. Part 1 – Verona

Annie loves Italy and so we decided on a bit of a road trip for our annual Summer holiday. Cheap flights with Easyjet took us from Edinburgh to Milan. Our schedule was : 2 nights in Verona – Residence Antico … 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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Oronsay & Carna

I’ve never been a great reader; although the occasional novel grabs my interest sometimes I have to persevere and struggle with a book to reach its end. My copy of “Life of Pi” unfortunately added to my carbon footprint taking … 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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