Tag Archives: hills

Red squirrels with breakfast…

We were up later today – I have to confess that after three sleepless nights (all that worry) I slept like a dead thing, and only stirred when Handsome switched on the tv. We had breakfast at 9am, and watched … 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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Walking in the Pentlands

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I suspect I take too many photographs of hills…

…and I was out yesterday with a group of kids (and several accompanying adults) and took some more. I find it too difficult to resist. I also took photographs of the kids attempting to put up tents and boil water … 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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Why would anyone want to live anywhere else?

This, of course is a rhetorical question. The correct answer would be because it rains a lot, it's cool enough to need a jumper in August and there really are a lot of sheep. Oh and midges. But on a … Continue reading

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