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Advice for Poets 14: How To Write A 'Real' Haiku

A haiku that conforms to the basic scheme in terms of the lines and syllables is a real achievement – the scheme is so restrictive and the poem length so short that to successfully convey a story or idea is impressive. 726 more words

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Day 16: Fort Augustus to Inverness

Miles travelled: 37

Metres Climbed: 750

Cheers from passing drivers: too many to count… (Presumably because only crazy people try and cycle hills like this with all our gear! 445 more words

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Day 15: Glen Coe to Fort Augustus

Miles travelled: 53

Metres climbed: 384

Near misses: 2

We set off at a speedy pace hoping to keep Mummy warm after yesterday, which seemed to work! 317 more words

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Need to get organised, but I need your help.

Okay, so, my aim from now until my marathon at the end of September is to eat a bit cleaner and to train at least 4 times a week. 362 more words

Day 14: Loch Lomond to Glen Coe

Miles travelled: 54

Metres climbed: 760

Hours of torrential rain, wind and hail: 8

So far our experience of Scotland is that it is every bit as bleak as it is beautiful! 300 more words

Day 13: East Kilbride to Loch Lomond

Miles travelled: 45

metres climbed: not many…

Weirdly, despite being a pretty short flat day, we all were struggling a but today… Maybe it was the after effects of our bumpy ride yesterday… And I suppose that navigating Glasgow made things a bit more interesting! 247 more words

Day 12: Moffat to East Kilbride

Miles travelled: 57

Metres climbed: 760

exploding tyres: one!

I was sad to leave Moffat – it was the quirkiest place we’ve visited, with lots of cute shops and yummy looking bakeries… 347 more words