Monthly Archives: June 2018

Exploring Abandoned Camelot Themepark – Journey Concludes, Regular Life Resumes – The Home to End – 16

That night, my spine met a mattress for the first time in fourteen days. Maybe my back felt better but my spirit was a little deflated. Ben was asleep most of the journey and fell asleep again almost immediately on … Continue reading

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Familiar Strangers in an Abandoned Missile Testing Site – Loch Long – From Home to End – 15

  On the way out of the Highlands we decided to detour to Long Loch to visit the abandoned missile testing ground. It served us well again. As the Highland Gods demand sacrifices they also bestow gifts of experience. Loch … Continue reading

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Last day in Skye – From Home to End – 14

We were heading to the north of Skye. We wanted to make up for the previous night, when our plans had been foiled by our own lack of foresight and a near empty petrol tank. It would be our final … Continue reading

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A ruckus on the streets of Portree – From Home to End – 13

17.7.14 A note about Portree. We took to driving around that sleepy town with loud hip hop playing. We’d enter cranking California Love or Ghetto Gospel or some other absurdly gangsta rap song, then Yuri would pump the car so … Continue reading

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Running on fumes in Skye – From Home to End – 12

  17.7.14 Back in Preston. Our trip through the Highlands was over too fast. The further south we drove the more depressing our journey became. This is a return to civilisation. Back to the monotony that accompanies 9-5 life. Back … Continue reading

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