The backpacking conundrum – what next?

Entries for The Great Outdoors Challenge (TGOC) 2018 are now open, which reminded me it was around a year a go when I applied for the 2017 event. This gave me a bit of fright, where has the time gone? Ultimately, I withdrew from the TGOC with unpredictable back pain. I was somewhat disappointed with …

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2016 – The year of the tarp

Well today is New year's Eve or Hogmanay if you're up here¬†in Scotland, and you could say 2016 has been a funny old year. I could write about the celebrity deaths over the past 12 months, or even¬†Brexit and Donald Trump. I could even write an article on¬†my beloved¬†Hibernian FC winning the Scottish Cup for …

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