Day 3: Mull to Skye approx 236 miles We woke up cosy in our little cabin, again with the glorious sound of birds singing their morning songs outside. We had an early ferry so had a quick tidy up and departed for Craignure. The ferry was much larger this time, and we sat outside for … More The North/West Scotland Road Trip: Part 3 – Mull to Skye
Day 2: Mull approx 60 miles Day two began with the sound of birdsong, although the weather was a bit crap. We were about to spend hours on a boat so this made me slightly nervous. Today was not a road trip day, but an explore Mull day, and a hunt for eagles day! A … More The North/West Scotland Road Trip: Part 2 – Mull Eagle Watch
To say that Scotland is my favourite country on earth is potentially an understatement. I spent every one of my family holidays there from the age of about 4 to the day my parents moved to Scotland and it no longer counted as a family holiday when I went back up for Christmas or to … More The North/West Scotland Road Trip: Part 1 – Crieff to Mull
Upstream (Selected Essays) – Mary Oliver Published by Penguin Press in 2016 This is not quite a book review. Although, if asked, I would give it 5 stars. This post is more about how this book affected me personally, with a little praise thrown in. I picked up this book on a whim. I had … More The door to the woods is the door to the temple.
Oli bought a new camera for himself, and a shared Sigma 150-600mm Contemporary lens a couple of weeks ago, and has been itching to try it out more. We took it to the WWT in Barnes last weekend but we wanted to take it out somewhere a bit more unpredictable to really test them out. … More The Atmospheric Cliffe Pools
As December draws in, the long, dark nights are often in need of a bit of a warm and cosy lift – especially if, like me, you never have the heating on because it is a battle with your other half every time you feel you need it! Enter spiced apple cider. For ease I … More Spiced Apple Cider
Why wait for Jan the 1st to make positive changes? … More New Month Resolutions