Category Archives: LEJOG

Rediscovering the Cotswolds

When we first arrived in England, I had great designs on visiting the Cotswold area. I’d heard about it from some acquaintance who’d run a B&B there for a while, and it sounded fantastic. And so in the first few … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in LEJOG, Places, Walking | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

After the Cycle

I’ve been meaning to write a post sort of summarising the LEJOG trip, but for some reason, I haven’t known what to say. There’s so much to say, that I don’t know which parts to leave out. The easy bits … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Cycling, LEJOG | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Day 12 – The Last Straw (Helmsdale to John o’Groats)

This is being written late at night from a hotel in Glasgow, after cycling to John o’Groats, and then driving half-way home for 6 hours. So out of necessity it’ll be short. But the important thing is that we made … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in LEJOG | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Day 11 – Miserable (Inverness to Helmsdale)

Miserable. I should have known that the last few days have been too easy. And that expecting sunny weather three days running in Scotland is foolish at best. Today just proved that in spades. There was a strong headwind from … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in LEJOG | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 10 – Easy Going (Pitlochry to Inverness)

When we woke up this morning, I’d been fully intending to lead Team A down the cycle network path leading from Pitlochry to Inverness. I’d been able to ascertain that it existed, but I didn’t know how long it was. … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in LEJOG | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Day 9 – Downs and Ups (Edinburgh to Pitlochry)

After an interrupted night, disturbed by things going bump in the night (which turned out to be Alex falling out of bed – twice), I managed to get up and going in a semi-conscious fashion. Having the ablution blocks about … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in LEJOG | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Day 8 – Up the Valley (Langholm to Edinburgh)

Well, we set off early this morning (as you do), having been tossed out of the Community Centre we were staying at to make place for the toddler group that uses the hall. Honestly, the youth of today. As could … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in LEJOG | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment