Tag Archives: Castle Stalker

The Old Inn

12 months ago Annie and I struck lucky. With her house sold and the prospect of us being homeless within 3 weeks we decided to just ‘go for it’ and follow a dream. I guess I’d reached crunch point in … Continue reading

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Precipitation Pause

After 3 major storms with hurricane force winds and maybe 2 months of what seems like constant rain, the sun finally came out… Castle Stalker, Appin.   Friday the 13th; lucky for some!

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Goodbye Autumn

I thought that it was the Winter solstice yesterday, but apparently it occurred this morning, at 05:30 UTC on December 22, 2011. The days are now short, noticeably; with the sun not rising until 08:55 this morning. Getting out of … Continue reading

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WHAT is this life if, full of care,We have no time to stand and stare?— W.H.Davis Sometimes it’s all too easy to get caught up in modern life, failing to stand and just enjoy pure simplicity.  Yesterday evening, while out … Continue reading

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Local Paddling

Back in May after my partner Annie sold her house, with the very real prospect of being homeless within 3 weeks, we decided to “just go for it” and move North to the West coast of Scotland. It seems that … Continue reading

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