Category Archives: Shooting Eagles with a Canon

Postscript

I’m looking back with pleasure to a challenge completed. The eagles have been shot and are none the worse for the experience. I met lots of interesting people, saw and experienced some fantastic places and shot hundreds of pictures. The … Continue reading

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Coda

25 May 2018 Sharing my arrival and departure dates and the hostel on Rum, were a homogeneous group of about 12 people of more or less my own age. Most of my life I have mixed with a variety of … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

21 May 2018 This morning I scrambled up a small ridge near a track. It was a long walk from where the van is parked and It was misty – the wind-blown edges of the low cloud. It was an … Continue reading

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Life in the Wilds – The Pococks

19 May 2018 It’s around 20:30 and we are sitting at the end of a track a mile or so from Cougie, north west of the little tourist town of Drumnadrochit on Loch Ness. This is the croft where my … Continue reading

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The Big Yomp

20 May 2018 This was the test I had set myself: could I walk several miles up into the mountains with all my gear, watch eagles and make the long trek back? Yes I can. I’ve done two long walks … Continue reading

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