Packrafting the River Nairn OR Carlos Castaneda as Self Help for the Recently Redundant

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in East Highlands, Packraft | No Comments
Packrafting the River Nairn OR Carlos Castaneda as Self Help for the Recently Redundant

Before I left corporate work I experienced some anxiety that after 15 years my job may have become a larger part of my identity than I had acknowledged, that I might miss some aspect of it when it was gone. Two months out these fears seem to have been unfounded. It is incredibly liberating to […]

Tour de Cairngorms Bikepacking Trip

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Bike, Camp, East Highlands | No Comments
Tour de Cairngorms Bikepacking Trip

In late May I spent four days cycling around the Cairngorms with my friend Donald. This ride has been on my radar for many years but I have never actually allocated the time to it. What better opportunity than now, as a redundant man? Conditions were perfect, warm, sunny and with river levels so low I was […]