A tale of two Tims and a tent.

Out of the blue I was contacted this week, on Facebook, by a guy I shared a tent with on the ‘Cranedale Scottish Highlands Expedition 1991’. He is a Tim too. We did not know one another before the expedition and have not been in contact since, until now. But Tim and I shared a…

Pacing myself

The bionic birthday present I wasn’t expecting and the lull in social media activity while I grew accustomed to it…

Menfolk and Munros

A Munro is Scottish mountain over 3000 feet. This is an account of the once-a-year mountain-climbing indulgence afforded us by patient wives…

National Nestbox Week

Some timely tips for putting up new bird boxes, or servicing those you have in your garden…

Switching and Saving

Does your home have a renewable energy supplier? Take a look at Bulb for a free quote and a bonus credit of £50 if you switch…

Flushed with shame

Those special wet wipes we are sold for our kids when they use the toilet are not as flushable as we are given to understand…