Glen Tanar and the Eastern Cairngorms We spent a few days with our retired rescue Greyhounds Valerie and Michael, in the Eastern Cairngorms enjoying winter sunshine, a perfect Airbnb bothy and country walks in beautiful forests. Follow us on a photographic journey. Photos: Pentax Espio 120 compact with Fuji Superia 400 35mm film and iPhone … More Bothies, Glens and Greyhounds.
A Small Walk With A Big Reward The stories I write about long distance walking always seem to start with a tragedy. My aim is to do another long distance Scottish trail in 2018 not because I feel I need to but because something amazing has happened and I would like some time on my … More The Berwickshire Coastal Path – A photo journey.
“The view from your ‘office’ is nature porn for the eyes” – My Dad, 2015. I am asked a lot by friends and strangers how I managed to get my job, so I thought I would share with you my journey. Its worth keeping in mind that every person I have worked with over the … More How I became a National Park Ranger
“One of the most important days of my life, was when I learned to ride a bicycle.” Michael Palin Quite often I love to have weekends away from home on my own. A mini-break for one. Going somewhere I haven’t been before, doing things I’ve never done. If you’ve read any of my previous posts … More Cycling on the Isle of Colonsay
Wildlife, Walks and Wonder When I was a child my mother would sit on the beach (obviously in an endless summer haze), taking photos on her Olympus Trip 35 of us playing in the sand. The camera came into my hands a few weeks ago and I took it on a trip to Glen Lyon, … More Glen Lyon on Film
The Arran Coastal Way The Arran Coastal Way circumnavigates the beautiful Isle of Arran off the West Coast of Scotland. The 65mile (108km) circular walk takes in stunning scenery from beautiful villages, mountains, white sandy beaches to the remote north of the island. In June this year, my friend Victoria and I decided to walk … More Ambling around Arran