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Forrestburn Windfarm: A New Threat

A few weeks back I took a walk through Caldercruix and on past Hillend Reservoir, before taking the road past the quarry workings at Cairneyhill and on to Forrestburn where I spent an enjoyable few hours watching the huge variety … Continue reading

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The Road to Recovery (Dalmally to Taynuilt)

Cycling is one exercise I can manage, and by it’s nature is low impact…Cycle commuting helps keep the fitness up, but it’s nice to have a change of scenery. Text and pictures HERE:  The Road to Recovery (Dalmally to Taynuilt).

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River Rambling

I’ve been trying to break myself back in gently with short local walks. A few of these have been along the North Calder Water, which runs west from the Black Loch near Limerigg, through Hillend Reservoir, then to Caldercruix, Plains, … Continue reading

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Angry Birds: Spanish Edition

With Scotland seemingly twinned with Narnia and locked in perpetual winter, I threw off my crampons, discarded my snow googles and replaced them with sandals and sunglasses, before flying out to Spain for some time on the beach in Benidorm. … Continue reading

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Beinn Dorain and the West Highland Way trip report

Early March had seen a period of high pressure and fine weather. Having had things to do I was unable to take advantage of this, and it was unfortunate that by the time I had a day free the weather … Continue reading

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