Date of walk: 7/8/2019 In contrast to the drama of Dunnet Head, John o’ Groats consists anticlimactically of tourist shops and a noisy campsite despite the famous name and geographical significance. So after a quick photo by the fingerpost, I camp at the ness of […]
Month: January 2022
Day 320: Dunnet to Ham – Dunnet Head, The Most Northerly Point.
Date of walk: 6/8/2019
Day 319: Thurso to Dunnet – Thunderous Skies
Date of walk: 5/8/2019 At Murkle bay, I’m taken by surprise as a clap of thunder booms overhead while I’m in the middle of an exposed beach. I run with my pack to a ruined building a few hundred metres away, climbing in through the […]
Day 318: Geodh’ Eisgiadh to Thurso – like a city on an unknown planet.
Date of walk: 4/8/2019
West Sutherland Print Collection
Sixteen selected prints based on sixteen days walk along the western coastline of the historic county of Sutherland, Scotland. This section includes Assynt, the Ardmore Peninsula, Cape Wrath and the Mhoine Peninsula. The walk took place in Summer 2019. Signed, limited edition prints are available […]
Day 317: Strathy to Geodh’ Eisgiadh – Puffins!
Date of walk: 3/8/19 Crossing the border into Caithness, the wildflowers are in full bloom, forming a purple sea of heather and thistles offset by the fluttering of Common Blue butterflies. But today is all about puffins; as I’ve heard there is a site nearby […]
Day 316: Brawl to Strathy – Peat Cutting
Date of walk: 22/6/19
Day 315: Bettyhill to Brawl – Lusitania and Borve Castle
Date of walk: 21/6/19
Day 314: Achininver to Bettyhill – Tongue & Chandelier
Date of walk: 20//6/19
Day 313: Inverhope to Achininver – The Mhoine Peninsula
Date of walk: 19/6/19 Midnight wandering.
Day 312: Durness to Inverhope – around Loch Eriboll
Date of walk: 18/6/19
Day 311: Durness to Durness via Faraid Head – Sango Bay Chain Home Radar Station
Date of walk: 17/6/19 At Durness hostel, I’m trying to sleep in a twelve-bed dorm room; a motorbike club takes all the other eleven bunks. I’m pretty sure I’m witnessing a world record for the volume of synchronised farting, burping and snoring. The following day […]