We have had a very full on winter here in Fort William ever since New Year there has been skiing on the hill which is pretty unusual and most weeks snow at valley level making getting to work and school very tricky. Putting chains on the car has become fairly routine until there was a dump of snow that even the car chains couldn’t cope with!
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Having ticked off canoe camping last summer, our goal for this year was cycle camping.
I love seeing the snowdrops suddenly appear, shining like stars out of the barren winter landscape, heralding the arrival of spring. You may see snowdrops in the hedgerows as you drive around, but they’re so beautiful that it’s worth making a special effort to see some close-up.
We had a brilliant final week of the school summer holidays – we finally got to visit Shetland! We had a wonderful time and I can’t wait to tell you all about it over my next few blog posts
I love small hills. Before we had children, I could never have imagined writing anything like that and genuinely meaning it.
What do you do when you find yourself with a sudden free weekend before the new school term starts? Climb a mountain of course!
Cooking, mud, water and tools – a perfect messy play weekend!
We were already on Plan B by the time we squeezed 3 days worth of camping gear, 2 adults and 2 Little Trekkers into the canoe and pushed off into Upper Lough Erne in County Fermanagh for our first ever 2 night canoe expedition as a family.
Kerry’s brilliantly funny post about letting your little trekkers take over running the camp fires reminded me of some of our beach BBQs this summer. As always with us, it never quite goes to plan…
In early March, we were really excited when we had the opportunity to spend a weekend in our old stomping ground of North Yorkshire. The big dilemma was to decide which of our many favourite haunts we would visit – there were so many great places that we knew it would be a hard choice.
Our visit to Shetland coincided with the Cunningsburgh Agricultural Show. It was only a mile or so from where we were staying and looked like it was a really big deal, so we absolutely had to go.