Category Archives: Mountaineering

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Midges and ghosts…

Oh dear it’s midgey this evening. When we first came up here on holiday in August each year, we heard about the midges but could not under­stand why they were given such prom­in­ence. All that changed on a warm still evening as I was leading a friend off Blaven. We got into the sheltered glen […]

Festival approaching.…

I’m in Edinburgh taking the chance to do some restock­ing of books and textiles before coming home. Many of the students have already left town and there’s just a little lull before the cultural storm that is the Edinburgh Festival breaks over the city, but the early signs are already here. In the vintage clothing […]