Camping, design and tiny houses

I came across this video last night - and immediately went mental over it. This little 'pop top' caravan is so cute. Tardis-like, it seems bigger on the inside and the girl and her friend did a spectacular job of decorating it. It just looks like summertime in a box! I want it - it would… Continue reading Camping, design and tiny houses

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WHW – day5

Buachaille Etive Mòr from White Corries A tough but enjoyable day on the Way today. Oddly, the worst section was the 4 or 5 mile valley walk along the bottom of Glen Coe. It felt like such a trauchle, somehow. My spirits lifted as I started the climb up the infamous Devil's Staircase, even though the rain… Continue reading WHW – day5

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WHW – day4

Wild and atmospheric Rannoch Moor from the WayThe weather forecast for "light showers" all morning was fairly accurate. Happily, in practice this was far less miserable than I'd feared. The sky was generally overcast but the blustery breeze kept the rain clouds scudding along and allowed occasional patches of blue sky and sun to shine… Continue reading WHW – day4

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WHW – day3

my peaceful campsite on the edge of Rannoch MoorHad an excellent walk today in gorgeous sunshine. I arrived at Inveroran in the early afternoon and set up camp. Performed my ablutions in the clear, bubbling burn then sat on a stone, midstream, while birds flitted round and little fish nibbled my toes. Later, on my way to… Continue reading WHW – day3

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WHW – day2

Arrived at Tyndrum. Tent set up, midgie-net on, ready to explore Camping at Tyndrum tonight before heading off tomorrow to re-walk the last half of the West Highland Way. The forecast looks a bit miserable for the days ahead but I'll be walking in the mountains by day and cosy in my tent at night… Continue reading WHW – day2