Isle of Jura: Corryvreckan Whirlpool; Breacan’s Cave and Glengarrisdale Bothy

Posted by on Nov 18, 2011 in Bothy, Camp, Islands | 12 Comments

The northern tip of Jura has eluded me on two recent visits to the island. This inaccessibility has only deepened my urge to visit, and over time a specific plan developed, to time the trip to take advantage of the large tides that accompany a full moon, to camp on the headland and to observe the Corryvreckan […]

Dirty Deeds

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in Commentary, Lavatorial Prose | One Comment

It is amazing how once an idea – however outlandish – permeates our consciousness, related events seem to follow as if from nowhere. Such information must always be there, yet it normally it passes us by, flowing past in the deluge of information that we struggle to swim through every day. I give you an example from […]