Abraham’s Tea Round

During lockdown as all the trips that we had planned were getting cancelled and my disappointment and frustration was increasing, Erin mentioned to me that she’d seen a run online called Abraham’s Tea Round.Intrigued by the tea aspect, I thought it sounded like quite a jolly laid back affair and … Continue reading

REFLECTIONS

Scouting has a great deal to answer for. It has to be the start of it all. Nights under canvas that smelt of must and damp, waking to dawn and opening the brailing letting the air in, fresh with the scents of the British countryside, fried breakfast, long hikes with … Continue reading

A Type of Mountaineers

“A Mountaineer of a type not found in Scotland today” was the description by no less a mountaineer than the great W H Murray, describing the historical Rob Roy MacGregor. Because Rob of the red hair (Ruadh) could travel for days through the highland mountains when there were no maps, … Continue reading