Tag Archives: right to roam

10/07/13 An Englishman’s home…

Have I mentioned it’s hot? Having enjoyed the disused railway line – now footpath that allowed me to wander in the shade to the small coastal town of Arnside… Insert your own Raymond Burr gags here (ask your parents) …I … Continue reading

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21/02/13 Fort 21

‘Mum, would you ever give me a row for something I didn’t do?’ ‘Of course not, darling…’ ‘Great – I didn’t do my homework…’ (Dandy annual – circa 1975) It’s with a similar disregard for the rules that I find … Continue reading

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27/08/12 It takes all kinds

There are people who I’ve met on my journey who have needed very little explanation as to the whys and wherefores behind it. Take Jan and Colin for instance. It was over a year ago when I met them in … Continue reading

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08/08/12 In pursuit of happiness

08/08/12 In pursuit of happiness Looking east towards Loch Ranza on the Isle of Arran from my vantage point at the Kintyre ferry port of Claonaig I was touched by the calmness of the water across Kilbrannan Sound. A calmness, … Continue reading

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24/03/12 Colin the Munro Bagger

I chose to stay in Poolewe for a couple of days because there seemed to be a steady stream of folk who wanted to chat – and accept my none-business card with a smile. An older couple came over for … Continue reading

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23/03/12 The Poolewe Lady

Poolewe is a picturesque village nestling in a small harbour just off loch ewe. The route from Aultbea – a mere 6 miles – had been hard – walking uphill into a gale was but one of the highlights. I … Continue reading

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28/07/11 We’ve got visitors

“Honey?” I said to myself at about 10pm when I heard a knock at the tent,”Would you me a love and answer that? Don’t forget to take off your night time attire, you know how…?” “Hello?” said the deep voice … Continue reading

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