Tag: Dumgoyne

A gorgeous day! And a good one to climb Dumgoyne – the hill that dominates the landscape behind our new home. There’s been snow on the tops of the Munros for about a week now, and it seems to be rapidly creeping down to lower altitudes – so I wanted to get up there before […]

One of the very great pleasures of living here is that the West Highland Way is on our doorstep. I walk out of our steading, and about a hundred yards up the way is a glorious landscape, at the far edges of which (on a really clear day) Ben Lomond and the Trossachs and the […]

West of Blanefield, off the West Highland Way . . . If you look North across the fields . . . You’ll see a path through the grass and sheep’s-bit scabious . . . . . . which leads to a field margin, marked by a line of blasted oaks. Adjacent, to the West, is […]