July in Pictures

July consisted of two things – a trip to the Isle of Man, and quitting my job. I’d not been to the Isle of Man in over 20 years. When a round of the English fell championships was announced we made plans to go straight away – on another note, being a sovereign country, I have no idea how a… Read more →

May in Pictures

Summer arrived with a thud. Suddenly, summer. Nearly four months solid of it. The first two weeks of solid summer I’ve ever had in Scotland. Good light – either crisp spring or forceful summer – gets the camera out and keeps it out. First month I’ve shot over 300 images in a long time. I don’t do burst images. Hangover… Read more →

April in Pictures

I’m not an April person. It’s a hard month, mentally and environmentally for me. Not yet warm. Not yet light. Not yet summer. I don’t function well. So I do the things I know best, even if I don’t do it well anymore. The tiny human became more mobile than ever. Playtime became something that had to be undertaken rathern… Read more →

Munros -2,3,4

I never worried about the tops I ticked when I went to Scotland to climb in the past. A year ago, I started to wonder if I’d be willing to put the time in to working on all the Munros before I can’t walk, run and climb any more. I Figured it’d be a good thing to do as the… Read more →

February in Photos

On time, not a chance. Go me. Crap weather, a lot of time indoors, crap light and too much going on to get the camera out much. Tiny human still not dead – parenting success at its best. First month I’ve not had a cold, but some other disease made me spend too much time on the porcelain throne for… Read more →

A Year in Mountain Rescue

It’s not something I’ve written about much. But those who know me, know that I joined my local mountain rescue team a little over one year ago. In January, we had our final assessment. Words below, photos at the URL: http://www.cvsrt.org.uk/the-team/news/probie-assessment-2018   It’s been a wonderful experience. I’ve done and seen things I’d never expected to do. I’ve helped and been helped… Read more →