Monthly Archives: July 2012

Last chance to object to Greengairs East Windfarm

Only a few days left to object to the proposed windfarm at Greengairs East. If you live in Upperton, Plains or Caldercruix this could affect you. Thousands of tons of water retaining peat are going to be removed and replaced … Continue reading

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Creag Mhor and Beinn Heasgarnich

We talked about the view, as for once it was pretty good. In the foreground Loch Lyon and Ben Mhanach, off to the north west were Beinn Dorain, Beinn an Dothaidh and Beinn Achallader, and beyond that Ben Nevis. The … Continue reading

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Beinn a Chuillaich- between meals

The weather had been predictable- it was crap. Heavy rain in the morning, followed by lighter rain in the afternoon and midges in the evening. I sat with my map sheet spread over the caravan table, more out of boredom … Continue reading

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Gear Review- Crivit 2 person inflatable kayak.

Last summer I managed to pick up one of LIDL’s occasional bargains- a Crivit 2 person inflatable kayak, for the bargain price of £29.99. Thirty quid for an inflatable kayak isn’t much, having never used one before I was interested … Continue reading

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Greengairs Windfarm Application now submitted

Having watched for the already announced Greengairs Windfarm application for a few weeks with no joy I see they slipped it in to the local paper last week when I was away on holiday. I’m hoping to get a more … Continue reading

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The hunt for MacGregors Cave

I was staying at Tummel Bridge on holiday, and as I do, I had a search of the internet for nearby geocaches. A geocache is a treasure hunt of sorts, where the treasure is searched for using a GPS. Each … Continue reading

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