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WiF-Highland

These post titles are becoming hard work.

One of the most interesting things about these WiFi projects is the variety of approaches.  A couple of weeks ago I visited the Mitchell Library in Glasgow where the focus was on one, albeit pretty big, library.  366 more words

Toro Twizy's tracks on Knoydart

We have just received the first download from the tracker on board Toro our modified rural Twizy who is spending a few months with the folks on the remote… 184 more words

Twizy

Cape Wrath Trail – Day 3 - Sunday 18th May – Carnoch to Inverie (Knoydart)

Well the rain and wind lashed all night and we woke in the morning to more relentless rain battering the tent, but weirdly, the third waterfall up the hill that we couldn’t cross yesterday had gone down a little and we could see we could now cross.  572 more words

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Cape Wrath Trail - Day 2 - Saturday 17th May - A’Chuil bothy to Inverie

We optimistically set the alarm for 5am, having seen the forecast that the best of the weather would be early on in the day and thought we would get a head start.  594 more words

Scotland

Keith

Mr Hamflett was a tall, angular man. He was old and bald. I would never be as old as him. I would never be bald. He had the look of a runner: lean, lithe and long-limbed. 1,234 more words

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Take the High Road

I had a feeling when I moved north to the Highlands of Scotland, things would be different up here. After all, one of the most important factors in the decision to leave my home town was to escape the degradation and penury that was defining life in Manchester for the freedom to breathe clean air, feel Nature’s breeze and awaken each day with a smile and a lift in my heart for the beauty that surrounds me; instead of listening to the trundling of traffic, breathing the clagging dust that clouds the atmosphere and seeing streets, parks and alleys strewn with litter and callous fly-tipping. 1,042 more words