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NC 500 Day 6+7 The Road to Gairloch

The road to Gairloch can be fraught with danger. Especially if you don’t keep to the path. We decided to visit the Corrieshalloch Gorge. “The thundering River Dorma plunges 100ft down through the most impressive slot-gorge in Britain.” Run by … Continue reading

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NC500 Day 5 Out of the Mist

“It’s not rain,” I said. “Rain falls from a cloud, we’re driving through a cloud, so it’s not rain. We’re part of the rain, part of the cloud, we’re at one with nature.” I was feeling philosophical. “Bollocks,” the Princess … Continue reading

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NC500 Day 4 and Tongue

Dear Lord, Sid James would have a field day here 😂 The sciatica is loving the long car journeys and thriving upon them. The ankle just adores being idle and then walking around, 😂 so, need some serious Yoga and … Continue reading

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NC 500 Day 3

I found a very nice man in Inverness at Ness Tyres and Brakes. He said he’d squeeze the car in and fix the brake pads by 4pm. He achieved it by 12:30 and off we set for Lybster. We called … Continue reading

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Scotland NC 500 Days 1+ 2

If you’re wondering… the NC500 is a 500 mile road trip around the Scottish coastline. The drive up there was fantastic, for the first 100 miles. Then the front brake pads went. 😂 Heck, who needs brakes anyway? But managed … Continue reading

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And Still We Run

Sorry, another post about bloody running. I hear you cry. Well, “Tis the season” 😂 The Tokyo Olympics are due to start, with no spectators, huh! Athletics is the only thing I’ll watch on TV these days, I’m too old … Continue reading

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Filey, Again

There was a comedian in the 1970’s called Bernard Manning. Some people loved him and some people didn’t. I never got around to surveying the inhabitants of Filey. I assume they were not overly keen on him. He had a … Continue reading

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Restrictions Lifted

youtube.com/watch So all restrictions are going to be lifted from Monday the 19th August here in the UK. Sooty has said he’ll now return home and wanted to do yet another Finale. Oh well, who am I to refuse a … Continue reading

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Out and About (A Bit)

“Do you think it’ll ever get back to normal?” This is a question I hear quite a lot. Thinking back to the society of February 2020, what I’d like to say is. ‘I chuffing hope not.’ But you can’t can … Continue reading

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Wind, Rain, Cold and Writing

I could begin with – “It’s been a while since I posted,” but I’m worried the response would be, “Really?” 😂 So, I agreed to more hours at work, because they’re in the pooh, thought about ‘shit’ but I didn’t … Continue reading

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