Mountain of the month June 2019: Ben Starav, Highlands, Scotland, UK

After the success of our weekend in Arran we couldn’t believe it when yet another promising weather forecast preceded a planned weekend up in Scotland. After flying from Bristol to Glasgow we picked up a car and headed north. With less than 72 hours available we were keen to make the most of the good…

Pie in the Skye

I’m always musing on alternative careers/business adventures and I’m sure that the above would be a winner. I love pies and having recently visited I can confidently say I love Skye too. Therefore a business making and selling pies filled with Skye based produce would surely contribute greatly to society and potentially soften the edges…

To Munro or not to Munro (aka not going up Ben Nevis)

‘Are you going up Ben Nevis?’, ‘Have you been up Ben Nevis?’, ‘Do you want to come up Ben Nevis with us?’ It was probably my choice of accommodation – the SYHA Glen Nevis that meant Ben Nevis seemed to be the absolute focus of the vast majority of the guests. I didn’t go up…