It’s September in the Highlands and Autumn has slipped, almost un-noticed into the landscape. The season enters quietly, touching the leaves on the trees, with golden tinges. Outside the window […]
Watch my short video about a close encounter of the wild kind in the mountains of Canada.
I don’t normally write about my feet. I’m quite fond of them but I don’t expect my readers to share my interest in them. This blog is different. My feet […]
Here’s a taster video for my book, The Last Hillwalker, on sale 31.05.17
After six miles slogging up a mountain track, heading for a bothy, I start to hate my pack. It’s heavy, cumbersome, and expects me to carry it. Why can’t they […]
‘Where the hell is it?’ I probe the darkness with the fading beam of my head torch searching for the bothy. In the dwindling light everything gets distorted, from a distance […]
Normally, when I’m out in the hills, I don’t worry too much about what the ground beneath my feet feels like. The earth I stand on is just sort of […]