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Journeys to remember as we wait for the light to return

24 January 2021
Journeys to remember as we wait for the light to return

Journeys to remember as we wait for the light to return

24 January 2021

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Travelling the highways in weather fair and foul – but not this winter


Clifftop trail at Groats and Duncansby Head is a favourite walk

09 January 2021
Clifftop trail at Groats and Duncansby Head is a favourite walk

Clifftop trail at Groats and Duncansby Head is a favourite walk

09 January 2021

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Seals and swell are best experienced from a distance and this walk from the end of the road is ideal


Why would anyone be out on the loch on such a windy day?

09 December 2020
Why would anyone be out on the loch on such a windy day?

Why would anyone be out on the loch on such a windy day?

09 December 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Days out at Watten and Kyle of Tongue, with a reminder that quiet interludes for sea-kayaking are rare at this time of year


When only a few hardy stalwarts cycled to work

25 November 2020
When only a few hardy stalwarts cycled to work

When only a few hardy stalwarts cycled to work

25 November 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Our adventurer reflects on his bike rides to Dounreay in years gone by, before specialist cycling gear became the norm


Planting trees in Caithness is always an act of faith!

11 November 2020
Planting trees in Caithness is always an act of faith!

Planting trees in Caithness is always an act of faith!

11 November 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Maturing woodland is a constant source of pleasure and not a little bit of hard work


Dealing with swell and surf on north coast kayak journey

29 October 2020
Dealing with swell and surf on north coast kayak journey

Dealing with swell and surf on north coast kayak journey

29 October 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Dramatic sea stacks and hidden coves make this challenging trip one to enjoy with respect for the elements


Parting the waves for a spot of shopping

14 October 2020
Parting the waves for a spot of shopping

Parting the waves for a spot of shopping

14 October 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Stormy seas as our intrepid explorer takes to the water for a leadership course in sea kayaking


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