The helicopter lurches violently as it swings round the end of ridge and into the head wind coming down the glen. “Good of you to come,” gasps the Man from […]
I can see the bothy from here. It’s tantalisingly close. In fact I’ve been able to see the bothy for quite a while. Seeing it is not the problem, getting […]
This Saturday I’ll be bringing my one-man play about George Mallory to Buxton Pavilion Arts centre. A Night on Everest, organised by Matt Heason, will be a fascinating event […]
First appeared on the Hillwalking UK website. Hope you enjoy. Happy Christmas to my readers.
I reported the destruction of the nesting site to the Police, who were very helpful, but it’s only an offence if the nesting site is occupied and, since I don’t […]
Sometimes I see things that really make me incensed. A little while ago I wrote about a Sand Martin nesting site on the way in to Glenbuck bothy. https://johndburns.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/commuting-to-solitude A […]
I’m taking drawing classes next year, you can see why!