Photos from Tromso, Norway

Some photos from a wee trip up to Tromso in Norway in the first week of January 2016. The fjords around Tromso are literally teaming with whales. I had expected to spend hours scanning the horizon for small black dots but in reality if you went out on a boat, stood in one place and... Continue Reading →

The Strathpuffer 2016

A full moon lit the A9 as I headed north through Stirling, Perthshire and the Cairngorms, illuminating the remnants of last weeks snow and casting an atmospheric glow on shrouds of fog which clung to the mountain sides. Despite the moon and stars adorning a cloudless sky, it was raining. This is a defining feature... Continue Reading →

More photos

I've managed to sneak some internet access in a museum in the small town of Watson Lake, Yukon. Below are the photos I didn't manage to upload under the watchful eye of the town's librarian. We'll be setting off down the Stewart-Cassiar Highway tomorrow, hoping the road is surfaced and wind on our backs! Now... Continue Reading →

Hello world!

Hmmm, how to begin...I'm due to set off on a cycle from Anchorage (Alaska) to San Francisco (California) at the end of May and apparently people would be interested to know how I get on, hence the blog. In doing the cycle I will become part of the world of carefree westerners¬†seeking fulfilment through pointless... Continue Reading →

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