Running – Valasay to Tacleit Pier

Lay and I decided to take it in turns to go for a run in-between squally showers this morning.  Lay is training for a trail race in October so chose to do a cross country route in a northerly direction from our house in Valasay to the cairn near Tobson, whilst I went south and completed a 5.6 …

Journey from Portsmouth to Valasay

Setting off after the wedding at 3pm on a Friday we were taking a chance that we could have a difficult journey traffic wise.  We had pre-booked the Premier Inn at Glasgow airport that night but were fully prepared to change a plans and stop earlier if the traffic was against us.  However, we consider ourselves …

Ten things I love about Lay…

His love of the mountains and the way that nothing else matters when we are out on the hill. His absolutely unconditional love for our daughter Megan and the way he is happy to change even the dirtiest nappy as it gives him daddy time. The fact that he used to crave solitude on the hills …