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Lovely Loch Lomond

On Saturday we took our first train ride to the village of Balloch at Loch Lomond. We intended to “sleep in” but ended up on the 9:53am train – £16 and 45 minutes later we were at the lake.    297 more words


Messy Church returns!

Next Sunday afternoon (14th September) sees the return of Messy Church at the Forge Centre, Balloch after our summer break. The fun starts at 3pm and this month we’ll be looking at part of the story of Moses – the baby in the bullrushes – and there will be songs, stories, crafts, activities and finishing with a meal together. 13 more words


Open Water Great Scottish Swim, Loch Lomond, Balloch - Saturday 23 August 2014

I went to the Great Scottish Swim by the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond yesterday.  It was a beautiful day and being back on the shores of Loch Lomond for me was fantastic.   342 more words

Bean Roaming

Scotland makes me feel small.

Remember that hen party I was harping on about a few blogs back? Well, last weekend that engagement became a marriage. 539 more words

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The Longest Day of My Life

At 21.40 on Sunday July 27th we eventually reached the end of the journey, 24 miles and 16.5 hours after we began our journey from Balloch to Ardlui, the full length of Loch Lomond. 1,308 more words

We were Game for the Highlands

July 19, 2014

There’s nothing like a bit of culture. Especially if you are in Scotland.

I have yet to eat the haggis. I have yet to taste Scottish whisky in Scotland (for a while, anyway), I have yet to taste Haddock and chips and I have yet to experience the way the Scots play. 756 more words

Russell McKinnon