Category Archives: About me

Using Mountain Rescue

On the Speyside Way recently I made a call to rescue services for navigational advice as there was a discrepancy between my map and the signage. It was getting late and I was stuck in a seemingly endless rocky barbed … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter to those who celebrate it. Wishing sunshine and happy holidays to all my readers. Rose 🌹

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Books and Digital

I have quirky preferences about books. The world of routes in particular, has become more complex than it used to be. I like to have real, paper route and route reference books rather than ebooks for some reason that I … Continue reading

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The H Words

This subject has never been far from my thoughts since I started this blog, but I would preface this post by saying that I am not an expert in this area. I saw my first fox up close when out … Continue reading

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Environmental Escapades

Living in a town as I currently do, every walk now begins and ends with a rail or road journey which has to be considered and planned for, which is why I include a discussion of transport here. Since I began … Continue reading

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Fear and the outdoors

Having completed my first solo wild camp this week, I have rather ambitiously begun a separate tab called Camps on this blog in which you can follow (or not) my attempts to conquer my fears and become experienced at wild … Continue reading

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Happy New Year for 2017

Wishing you all happiness and fulfilment in 2017. Rose 🌹 Although it hasn’t been a very busy year the outdoors has been in my thoughts and plans for the coming year. Rose 🌹

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Seasonal Greetings

Thanks for visiting and for continuing to read 🌹

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TGO Challenge 2017

With huge regret, I have withdrawn from the TGO Challenge 2017, partly because of family responsibilities, and partly because of the unpleasantness of a very small, unrepresentative group of people who seem to thrive on circulating false, three year old … Continue reading

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Wild camping and me

Many of the endurance athletes I respect have managed to cover long distances by camping in farms and gardens or using bothies, rescue huts, hostels and bunkhouses. In spite of this, wild camping seems to have become a by-word for … Continue reading

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