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West Highland Way: Ardleish to Crianlarich

A few months back I hiked a small part of the West Highland Way, from Inversnaid to Ardleish, starting and finishing by boat. It was a good way to pack in a hike with an overnight stay, and it left … Continue reading

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Take Your Map and Stick It Where The Sun Don’t Shine

My paper maps live in a dark cupboard. They don’t often see the light of day unless I’m planning a walk and even then a lot of my planning is done on Memory Map. Computer mapping has its pluses and … Continue reading

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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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