#BothyBagging: Finding Time to go Off-Grid

I slipped up to my desk just before 9am, relatively unnoticed, with all the dignity I could muster and clutching a sausage sandwich. Adventure is the perfect antidote to the desk.

#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. A river snaked from the hills, falling from the side of the slate bothy which held the window. Hills rose beyond the lake, blocking out the landscape beyond. The week … Continue reading #BothyBagging – Warnscale Head

#BothyBagging – Dulyn, Carneddau

After extracting myself from my soaking waterproofs and boots, and spreading my waterproof trousers out along the sill and weighing them down with a rock, I peered out of the misted window. Clouds rolled through the lonely valley and the grass glistened in the rain.

#RoomWithAView – YHA Black Sail

I found an epic walk online. Trail Magazine recommended YHA Black Sail as its #RoomWithAView back in February, and this weekend in July was the only one I was able to get a bed for. If I was going to drive all the way to the Lake District for a weekend, I was going to … Continue reading #RoomWithAView – YHA Black Sail