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From Home to End Complete – Adventures in the Highlands

  This was a formative roadtrip for myself and my friends. Since visiting the Highlands a year previously, the place had captured our imagination like nowhere else. I couldn’t wait to go back and get into the wilderness again. Ben … Continue reading

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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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An art gallery in an abandoned school -From Home To End 03 – Lesmahagow

On the way back to the car we stopped by the abandoned school mentioned in my last post. It had lockers covered with tacked up pictures and stickers of Boyzone , stamp sized stickers of the Spice Girls, of 911. … Continue reading

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A walk in a falling castle – From Home To End 02 – Birkwood Hospital, Scotland

In this instalment of the Highlands adventure we explore the now-collapsed Birkwood Castle, still one of our most exciting finds. 7: 16PM 3.7.14 In the past two days we’ve barely slept. Ben opened the window and yelled as we crossed … Continue reading

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15 – The Highlands ’13 – Reflections: Giant Mushrooms on the Dead Ground

A land before time? Designer forests. New romantics. Purpose and narrative. Giant Mushrooms on the Dead Ground.  After the Frusciante EP was over and the joint dead, we left the car—the impromptu curtain still flapping over the window—and headed for … Continue reading

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