Category: Mountain Talk

Podcast launch for

Life on the road has opened up a whole host of possibilities but also challenges. In those lonely dark nights in the hills we @ have had time to put pen to paper on recording our first podcast series. The intention of the podcast is to document life as we experience it away from […]

Orkney odyssey – Scottish island adventure

Orkney is a large group of islands sitting North East from the Scottish mainland. Steeped in history with everything from Neolithic tombs, to vikings and even World War II sites. Orkney has a massive amount of rich material to explore. I travelled to the far north of Scotland with my mother to fulfil one of […]

100 article milestone passed

Wow recently I reached over 100 adventure filled articles on For over two years I’ve brought readers a flavour of personal struggle and achievement of climbing the Scottish munros and exploring the world. Covering everything from what gear to take with you, through to where to get the best mountain experience. When I started […]

Cape Wrath trail a long distance odyssey

What every break from 9 to 5 work needs. An epic long distance trekking adventure. Think of Scotland and most of you will instantly think of the West Highland Way. A well marked walking route between Fort William and Glasgow. Having completed this 100 mile trail in the late 1990’s I was looking for a […]

I quit my job and you should too

I’ve got a history of mental health problems. There I said it. Shocked? It seems to be a topic that is slowly coming more into the open in recent years. However its one that can instil fear into many if brought up and an awkward attempt to change subject. Whether it’s taboo or not, the […]

Iceland exploration – a Viking invasion

Iceland the home of the Viking, mountains and of course volcanoes. The interest in visiting had been there for many years and there was no longer a reason to delay due to low cost flights. There is a wide range of tourist attractions to suit a variety of people in Iceland. Whether you’re an avid […]