• Buttermere Skyline – Part One

    Scottish weather scuppered plans for our first adventure trip to Glencoe so instead we opted for tamer climes in the Lake District: this is part one of the Buttermere Skyline.   We were confident in the forecast the day prior and so packed our bags, grabbed the maps and made our way to Glasgow to meet Ruth. Things took a…

  • Deeper

    Don’t get me wrong, I got an admirable collection of swimming badges when I was a kid that my mum subsequently stitched to my Mr Blobby towel (if only we knew then what we know now) which I then proceeded to wear with pride. However, I’m not really a swimmer as such: allow me to explain. I’m not at all…