Deep snow

Looking back into 2018…

Last year we had it. We had a proper winter. The biggest I have experienced since I came to the UK 14 years ago. Why am I writing about the Beast from the East only now? Well, the past 12 months have been very busy. I worked full time in HR and opening the computer on return home was the last thing I could think of. At the weekends, on the other hand, I preferred to spend time outdoors and also...
Guirdill bothy

Our summer holidays at the Isle of Rum

Every year we spend a part of our summer holidays in Scotland. This year we were not sure where we wanted to go until the last minute. One day we were having a family diner at my partner's family and I spotted an album about the bothies in Scotland. One of them caught my attention in particular. It was Guirdil bothy at the Isle of Rum. So I suggested to my boyfriend that we would go there and he...

Horses at Traprain Law

If you like horses and nice views you should get yourself to Traprain Law.     The hill is a volcanic rock. It does not take long to walk to the top  and as you walk, you will never be alone there, thanks to Exmoor ponies. Those beautiful creatures have been introduced there to graze and and help with improvement of the quality of grassland. They seem pretty friendly but I would not go too...