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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

City Life

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

Half Way There - 3 weeks to go


What a Sunday 11.5 mile swim in 7 hours, I decided to watch the Netherlands v Costa Rica game to the bitter end, not one of my best decisions i realised as i reached over to switch off my alarm at 4.05am. 462 more words

Midge and Pike!!

Another weekend and another long swim, yesterday saw us leaving Luss at 5.20am and setting off on the Balloch route as featured in the next image. 564 more words