For honest men & bonie lasses - The River Ayr Way Day 2

The adventure continues and I can only apologise for the length of time that it has taken me to get this posted. I've been finding it hard between work and my home life to find the time to flesh out and write my notes but here it is, day 2. The fi...

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Fae yin brig tae anither - The River Ayr Way Day 1

Not so many weeks; nearly four, I walked the River Ayr Way with Phil, @PhilOutdoors. This is how I remember it. Not necessarily how he remembers it. We had talked about this walk the last time we were out, how I had done most of the sections but n...

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How lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighbouring hills

"How lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighbouring hills, Far mark'd with the courses of clear winding rills;" It is strange how some things happen. Without realising a course is set and at the time you don't even realise. A few weeks back Mark Roberts (@b...

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A Winter's Tale: Ballantrae to Lendalfoot.

Here I go again, stealing the second part of Robert Louis Stevenson's title. You can read the first part about the first day here. Striking camp from place that shall remain nameless. We had struck a deal. Hear no evil, see no evil. I don't want t...

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The Masters of Ballantrae: Glenapp to Ballantrae

Hopefully Robert Louis Stevenson will forgive me for stealing his title. The first half to be exact, it just seemed apt. I have not long returned from my first overnight in a long long time. Breaking out old gear and breaking in new gear. Learning...

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