Monthly Archives: July 2012

Scottish trip: Epilogue

The Scottish trip was a very different animal to the Irish trip due to my not having the company of a friend, and having to carry everything myself.  The dogs in Scotland were very different animals as well, as not … Continue reading

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MoG JoG videos

One thing I have learned since the Irish trip, and that is to hold the phone horizontally, so as to get a landscape, rather than a portrait video! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 … Continue reading

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Scottish Day 8

Thurso to Belfast After breakfast of Alpen and kippers, I set off, and was in good time, for the train at Thurso station.  My fears of not getting the bike on the train, and therefore being stranded at the north … Continue reading

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Scottish Day 7 Gallery

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Scottish Day 7

Helmsdale to Thurso, via John O’Groats and Dunnet Head I left Ruard guesthouse in Helmsdale on the dot of 9 this morning, having feasted on porridge, followed by bacon, mushrooms and scrambled egg.  I retraced my way through the village, … Continue reading

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Scottish Day 7 Prologue

As I am poised today to complete the challenge that I set myself at the start of the year, I have been asking myself what I have got out of it. The sense of challenge itself has been the least … Continue reading

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Scottish Day 6 Gallery

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Scottish Day 6

Alness to Helmsdale Despite having had a three course meal last night, I awoke some time after 5 am with hunger pangs. I put up with them for a while before eating the two shortbread biscuits that were left with … Continue reading

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Scottish Day 5 Gallery

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Scottish Day 5

Aviemore to Alness It was raining slightly as I left Aviemore youth hostel at 9.25 this morning.  I had had a slightly later breakfast than usual, and had taken my time getting ready, as I didn’t have as far to … Continue reading

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