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#GetOutside – Advanced Nav with the Ultimate Navigation School

I have no sense of direction. Absolutely none. Never ask me for directions; my internal compass is pointing consistently 180 degrees on the wrong bearing. Or 270 degrees. Or maybe 45…

#Microadventures – Spring Equinox Road Trip

“Steph?” “Snrrrgh.” “Steph, we’re going to miss it.” “Oh!” I opened my eyes and pushed my sleeping bag off my face. The car was bathed in soft light and, through the windows of the backseat where we had slept, I could see the pale sky emerging from behind shadowy dunes. We wriggled out of our … Continue reading #Microadventures – Spring Equinox Road Trip

#BothyBagging – Warnscale Head

I saw the window in a photograph. A small pane of glass, surrounded by stone, looking down to a valley which cupped a silver lake in its craggy hands. A river snaked away from the lake and into the hills, towards the slate bothy which surrounded the window. Distant hills rose beyond the lake, keeping … Continue reading #BothyBagging – Warnscale Head