I’ve mentioned before that I’m a big fan of an amazing view that doesn’t involve too much effort. Sure, I’m constantly inundated with Instagram post suggestions that show incredible vistas that only involve a four hour climb or whatever but, I’m sorry, that life is not for me. The Dumpling, however, fits my M.O. perfectly.Continue reading “UP THE DUMPLING . . .”


It’s been a while. Sorry about that. Now we’ve got my half-hearted apology out of the way, let’s talk about the Fyrish monument. Now I actually made this walk pretty much a year ago now – maybe I’ve only just recovered from it enough to discuss it? We were staying in Muir of Ord atContinue reading “FYRISH MONUMENT . . .”


Long time, no post! I have to admit the joy of actual travelling and not just being able to write about it while stuck at home has got in the way and so my little blog has been somewhat abandoned of late. And it’s funny cos I visit so many places and think “I reallyContinue reading “FALKLAND PALACE…”


I always love to find a little hidden gem on our travels around Scotland. We ended up booking a caravan on the Cowal peninsula last weekend. Because we had been to Dunoon just a couple of weeks before, I wanted to see if I could find anywhere different on the peninsula we had never visitedContinue reading “THE TRAIN TRACK TO NOWHERE…”


I’m a big Dunoon fan. It reminds me of my childhood, a simpler time – although weirdly I’m pretty sure we only went over on the ferry once when I was a kid, and I’ve actually been back far more times in the past few years! I also remember when I was a kid beingContinue reading “COWAL’S CHINESE PONDS TRAIL”