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 […]
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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 […]
Day 309: Cape Wrath to Cape Wrath Bombing Range – Bothy & Battlefield
Date of walk: 14/6/19 My feet were white and crinkled from permanently wet boots when I fell asleep and are now hard and calloused in the morning. I treat them with cream in the tent to keep the skin supple and prevent splitting. As I’m […]
Day 308: Oldshoremore to Cape Wrath – the most north-westerly point!
Date of walk: 13/6/19 It’s past midnight as I squelch out of the moorland to reach the track to the Cape Wrath Lighthouse, Scotland’s remote northwest point. In the pouring rain, I collapse to my knees, overcome by relief and emotion to kiss the road, […]
Day 307: Ardmore to Oldshoremore – Sundews & Tie-downs
Date of walk: 12/6/19