Monthly Archives: April 2012

Keep out!

I was out running recently, and part of my route took me past Auchingray Estate near Hillend Reservoir. I understand this has been the an area of access problems in the past. I haven’t had any problems myself, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Targets and Trump

I managed to catch part of the committee on renewable energy targets meeting with Donald Trump on television the other day. Donald isn’t everyone’s┬ácup of tea, but I felt he handled himself rather well against the likes of Green MSP … Continue reading

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Walk report- Sgairneach Mhor

It took me about an hour to cycle to the start of the walk. Last time I had attempted this walk I was blown off my feet when I got off the bike. This time the wind wasn’t as strong, … Continue reading

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The Highlands are rubbish (strewn).

Yesterday I was up at Drumochter trying to add another two Munros to my tally. Cycling down the cyclepath from Dalwhinnie, which shadows the A9, I couldn’t help but notice the amount of discarded junk whick lines the side of … Continue reading

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Airdriehill Road

A few years back when the North Lanarkshire Core Path Plan was put out to public consultation a number of routes were added to the proposed plan in the Airdriehill area. Most of these routes didn’t make it to the … Continue reading

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Ultimate Adventure Magazine Issue 2

The latest issue of Ultimate Adventure Magazine is now available to download from the website. I have now been added as a “Staff Writer”, having another two reviews included. If anyone would like to give me kit to review for … Continue reading

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Oi, Yew!

I had an interesting few days up north at the weekend. On Saturday my daughter and I visited the Highland Wildlife Park, at Kincraig, near Kingussie. I’d first heard of the park years ago on “Weirs Way” when Tom Weir … Continue reading

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