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Corstorphine Hill to Cramond Island with Glasgow HF

For once I was early, waiting in the rain outside Edinburgh Zoo for the Citylink bus from Glasgow to drop off John Barrowman and his merry band. It was good to see some of the old faces and catch up … Continue reading

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Sunset Over Rothesay

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Who Dares Wins

I was on holiday recently at Garve, in Wester Ross. It wasn’t a walking holiday as such, I was on a coach tour visiting Inverness, Skye and Dornoch, but I did manage a few short strolls near the village. One … Continue reading

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West Highland Way: Inversnaid to Ardleish

The camping ban in Loch Lomond was something else to contend with- I refuse to pay to camp out of principle, so I decided that much of Loch Lomond was out- until I stumbled on a solution: boats. There‚Äôs a … Continue reading

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It’s a Small World Right Enough

Having moved to Edinburgh earlier this year I’ve not been cycling to the same extent I was before. I was regularly cycling part of my commute from Plains to Bathgate or occasionally to Uphall or Edinburgh itself. I’ve found that … Continue reading

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Camp Sonic Alu Walking Poles

I was in Italy recently and having had a fair bit of knee strain decided against talking any walking gear, but when I got there things kind of eased off and felt up for a few light rambles. I was … Continue reading

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Right Of Way SM10 (Plains): Improved Access

Some time back I wrote that Right of Way SM10 (Ballochney Road to Jarvie Avenue) was in the process of being upgraded after being threatened with closure due to vandalism. The path was further threatened by a sinkhole which appeared … Continue reading

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