Kilchattan Bay Circular

21 July 2020, 11 photos

A fine island wander, conveniently starting and ending at Bute airstrip and then a fun flight home round by Loch Lomond and down the middle of the Forth from Stirling to the bridges.

Hot Night on the Beach

25 June 2020, 5 photos

What a night on the beach. Got in and stayed in!! Bottle of unexpected fizz (thanks Martin). Mega-healthy BBQ. Then lying in the swimming gear in the sun until 9pm. Who needs Spain!!? @ Longniddry

St Germains Lockdown

28 March 2020, 36 photos

One and only one photo of (or from) the gardens of St Germains House, taken each day of Coronavirus lockdown. This is simply to give me a wee project to think about - the personal challenge being to select only one on the good days and try to find something worthwhile on the dull days. Starting, March 28th, 2020. They can also be followed here and here

Saint Gervais 2020

13 February 2020, 14 photos

Not quite our usual full-on sunshine skiing but we made the best of it, skiing Saint Gervais, Les Houches and Les Contamines. We were at least rewarded with one awesome sunshine day at Les Contamines. Finally, we witnessed the polishing of Saint Gervais town and the invasion of an army of machine-gun toting Gendarmes for the imminent arrival of President Macron to the town.

An Argentine Experience

4 February 2020, 52 photos

A colourful experience in Argentina we will never forget. Scooted around Buenos Aires either side of a fly-drive tour of the far north-west, exploring the Andes and the deserts from a base at Salta where we 'enjoyed' some crazy roads, beautiful scenery and stomach-churning food poisoning.

Burgundy Tandeming

17 October 2019, 22 photos

Exploring more nice places on the tandem from a base in Beaune in Burgundy with warm-down blasts in the catherdral town of Laon then from Brugge through Belgium and The Netherlands.

Helvellyn to Rochdale

23 September 2019, 12 photos

A morning round of Helvellyn on route to the sail maker in Rochdale.

Troutbeck Club Trip

20 September 2019, 33 photos

EOSM club flyout to Troutbeck in the Lake District, blessed by beautiful smooth flying conditions, continuous sunshine and occasional tailwinds. Why can't they all be like that?

USA 2019 Highlights

7 July 2019, 102 photos

Amazing holiday to the western USA showing Kim and James around all my favourite American destinations.

Glencoe Flight

28 June 2019, 6 photos

Gift voucher flight with old RBS chum who wanted to see some Munros. We must have seen 100, at least!

Glen Rosa

14 June 2019, 7 photos

Followed the weather to Arran, camped at Glen Rosa and then had a birthday walk up Goatfell from Glen Rosa. It's an excellent approach to the hill, even with a mild hangover!

Damp Gigha

19 May 2019, 15 photos

The weather may have been damp but it couldn't dampen our spirits as an intrepid few made it to Gigha and fewer still stuck it out for the weekend and were rewarded with time to explore the island on foot rather than by air. Good company and always good fun - what microlighting is all about.