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Planning the first trip of the year!

I’ve been thinking about doing this for a couple of years and I have decided that this is the year to actually do it. That is go to what is considered the darkest place in Britain, which is all the way up in Scotland. 125 more words


To the highest bidder?

This may have been the shortest campaign in history then. Following conversation with the Forestry Commission yesterday, they told me that Glenhead will go up for sale on the open market ‘in the next month.’   So – keep your eyes peeled.   339 more words


The Battle Begins

Who lives in a house like this? No one today. But who lived in a house like this?

In the 1890’s and through till 1917 it was the home of John and Marion McMillan. 86 more words


It's a small world

My world is a small world. And by that I don’t mean that we are all globally connected and agree that global is the new local. 595 more words


What I think I know.

Okay, I’m the first to admit I may not be best informed about what’s to happen with Glenhead of Glentrool. But it’s pretty hard to find out.  590 more words


There's aye anither fecht!

As Robert Bruce might have said. And this is not just a random choice of historical figure. Bruce knew the land round Glenhead of Glentrool well. 431 more words


Hitting the Dark Sky Park Trails

This past weekend, we headed down to the Galloway Forest Park to check out the Dark Sky Observatory  and get in some mountain biking.

The Dark Sky Observatory is a special place – we actually saw the rings of Saturn, witnessed stars in all their glory, and was enamoured by the Andromeda galaxy (which is due to hit us in 3.75 billion years).   176 more words

Bikeable Jo