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Kettleton Byre with the kids

My youngest daughter, Alligin, does not so much ask for things as make demands. ‘Dad, when are we going to a bothy again?’ was her refrain for some of this winter, so the arrival of the school break made my

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Book Review: Mountains: Scotland’s Living Landscapes

Mountains: Scotland’s Living Landscapes. Scottish Natural Heritage. 2002 An attractive booklet with many colour photographs, clear text and a smattering of illuminating quotations. The introductory section summarizes the geological events that produced the different rock types, within a nod to

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Book review: Across Scotland on Foot

Across Scotland on Foot. Ronald Turnbull. Grey Stone Books. 1994. 159 p. Ronald Turnbull has written a huge number of books and articles and has a fine, sardonic authorial presence in his writing. Across Scotland on Foot gives detailed guidance

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Starting Edinburgh Geological Walks mid-August

The main aim of Hills of Hame is to take people out to more remote areas but urban geology in Edinburgh is great too. The guides will go up on the site here for people to look at, and use

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Al is a Hill and Moorland Leader and has also completed the Expedition Skills module
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