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Save Faskine Woodland: Campaigners Being Led A Merry Dance?

There will be a public meeting tomorrow night (14th November) at 1930hrs in Calderbank Community Centre regarding the campaign by the local community to oppose the housing development proposed by Orchard Brae. News of this appeared in the Daily Record … Continue reading

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100 Years of Glasgow HF.

Last week I attended a civic reception at the City Chambers in Glasgow for the centenary of the Glasgow HF Outdoor Club. I’ve been a member for many years now, although I have been pretty much inactive since developing knee … Continue reading

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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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