Tag Archives: geocaching

punctures and geocaches

So much for the boy leaving home – he's hardly what you'd call independent yet! Handsome took his bike across mid week, but apparently delivered it complete with it's own puncture. We don't think Hairy's ever had to repair a … Continue reading

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Shiny, shiny

Went and collected this tonight – now all I have to do is play the game and drop it off somewhere… Shiny Shiny Shiny

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Water of Leith

Today was one of those days where the weather forecast was dreadful (two raindrops and a black cloud, and goodness knows we've had enough of them recently), but the weather appeared to be making its own mind up, and decided … Continue reading

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Friday 13th

Fancy us choosing Friday the thirteenth to set the kids off on their expedition! At least we gave them a good send-off, with Handsome reigning in the youth hostel kitchen this morning, cooking breakfast for sixteen (twelve kids, four staff). … Continue reading

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Spot the hidden bridge

Old Mousemill Bridge On Monday afternoon, Handsome and myself ended up on a back road out of Lanark (looking for a geocache). We walked across the wonderfully named Mousemill Bridge, and as I took photos to distract any wander-bys from … Continue reading

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Easter fun

Me and the boys had a wonderful Easter weekend with family – Handsome had to go away and leave us – so us left-behinds decamped to my parents' house for as long as we could get away with. We all … Continue reading

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Geocaching day out

We had a whole day out day, with littlest and littlest's best friend. We stomped up to and around brochs (two of them, one at Torwoodlee and one at Bow Castle), we examined ancient wells and  fought our way through … Continue reading

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Borders

Yesterday we spent in the Borders, in one of my favourite 'middle-of-nowhere' places. We had a group of kids walking the Southern Upland Way from Traquair to Tibbie Shiels – they walked, I got to take photographs. It was a … Continue reading

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’tis the season to be ill

Everyone around me – family and colleagues – seem to be ill just now. There are so many people with colds and coughs that my sympathy gene is quite worn out (it isn't one of my better personality traits anyway) … Continue reading

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Precious time

Yesterday was one of those extremely rare days that I could spend in my husband's company (sans enfants) – the boys were at school, we both had the day off. So we went for a walk in the Pentlands, just … Continue reading

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