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 […]
Here’s another great review for The Last Hillwalker from Outdoor Enthusiast Magazine’s David Lintern Outdoor Enthusiast is the UK’s only multi-activity outdoor magazine. Driven by the recognition that while there […]
Watch my short video about a close encounter of the wild kind in the mountains of Canada.
As soon as I said it, I felt the atmosphere change. It had been warm and cosy in the little Bothy, and the mood convivial but when I spoke those […]
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 […]
Mountains are big. I’ve noticed. In fact they are really big at the bottom and always very small at the top, that’s how you can spot them. If you are […]