Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Scotland

Let’s celebrate with a tripe filled bone!

On Thursday it was the Wee White Dug's fourth birthday. I'd announced earlier in the week at work that I was going to take the day off as a holiday. Of course you are my team mates agreed humouring me. This is the dug who wears Harris Tweed bow ties and has a monogrammed drying… Continue reading Let’s celebrate with a tripe filled bone!

Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Scotland

Balquhidder – Westie wrestling for beginners

Just for a change we spent 3 days last week travelling around Scotland with the Wee White Dug.  Our adventures took us to Rob Roy country,  Glencoe, Ardnamurchan and Mull.  These are the highlights of our visit to Rob Roy country. Hike to Kirkton Glen from Balquhidder We drove to Balquhidder Parish Church and parked… Continue reading Balquhidder – Westie wrestling for beginners

Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Scotland

The most beautiful day of my life – a wintry walk by Loch Katrine

The most beautiful day of my life did not start well.  The Wee White Dug and his Dad had a fall out after a lengthy wrestling session to get the wee dug into his smart, red hiking jacket for our day out.  The wee dug snapped and his Dad took the huff. There was a… Continue reading The most beautiful day of my life – a wintry walk by Loch Katrine

Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Scotland

A snowy hike up Beinn an t-Sidheanin, Strathyre

With 2016 in full swing and the excesses of Christmas and New Year a distant memory, it was time to dust down the hiking gear and blow away the cobwebs. Winter in Edinburgh has been depressing - it's been wind, rain and grey skies all the way. We were desperate to swap cityscape for mountain… Continue reading A snowy hike up Beinn an t-Sidheanin, Strathyre

Loch Lomond & Trossachs, Scotland

Aberfoyle – meeting the fairies on Doon Hill

A short winter walk - Doon Hill Fairy Trail, Aberfoyle Shortly before Christmas we got a little stir crazy at home and despite a forecast of heavy rain we decided to venture to The Trossachs in search of adventure on Doon Hill in Aberfoyle. We arrived in Aberfoyle, clad head to toe in waterproof clothing… Continue reading Aberfoyle – meeting the fairies on Doon Hill