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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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Escape from Loch Maree – From Home to End 04

6.7.14 Wester Ross In the past few days we’ve been escorted off the grounds of a haunted castle by a friendly Scotsman and his dogs—security guards aren’t all assholes—we’ve tried to nap by a waterfall in the early hours, only … Continue reading

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12 – The Lake District and Highlands ’13 – Reflections

9.10.2013 Reflections. Travelling to the Highlands. Meet the old boss… Showers or orgies. The miserable owners of mobile homes. Coming to rest.  It’s been over a month since I returned from Scotland. That’s more than long enough to thoroughly romanticise … Continue reading

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11 – Lake District and the Highlands ’13

The journey home. 21.8.13 Lorn 11:40 am Driving today we past two castles and a huge dam that ran the length of a massive, bath tub shaped loch. More sheep. Watched small herds of deer as well. At the moment … Continue reading

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10 – Lake District and the Highlands ’13

A sad hymn for the Loch Ness monster. The kraken and its bad business practices. The shattered mystery of an iconic Loch. Tourism and marketing. The journey continues.    3:47 pm Big Sand’s Campsite, West Coast A prehistoric reptile can’t … Continue reading

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04 – Lake District and the Highlands ’13

Countryside in the Lake District. The abandoned swimming pool at Grange-Over-Sands.  A morbid train daydream. Things that stay the same also change, as long as you do. Losing the excitement of Childhood.    17.8.13 10:30 am Torver It’s refreshing to … Continue reading

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02 – Lake District and the Highlands ’13

  Sleeping in the car. Exploring Ambleside. Any other town in disguise. Miserable people in the hills. Walls and rubbish. Dancing soldiers. Grange-Over-Sands, a second first impression.  15.8.13 4:16 pm North of Ambleside Slept in the car. A cramped but … Continue reading

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