Monthly Archives: December 2011

#58 – Re-visiting the Ghosts

 December 2010 was memorable for the snow and extreme cold conditions that gripped the UK, causing chaos far and wide.  December 2011 will be remembered for different reasons, at least by those who walk the hills.  A succession of Atlantic … Continue reading

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#57 – “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow”!

As a kid I was never very keen about being out in snow.  I had poor circulation in my hands and feet, which took a lot of the fun out of playing in the cold – I still feel the … Continue reading

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#56 – A dog’s life (re-visited)

Soon after I started this weekly blog (just over a year ago) Chris and I took the momentous step of adding a dog to the household.  No big deal there, you might say, but the previous twelve months had been … Continue reading

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#55 – Sgorr na Ciche (The Pap of Glencoe)

A look this week at one of the most recognisable and attractive looking peaks in the Glencoe area.  It’s far from the highest, yet it’s a hill that is well worth the four hours or so that it takes to … Continue reading

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