Barcaldine House Hotel
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John & Jennifer have been given a large file of instructions and a big list of jobs. So hopefully they will have enough to keep them busy until our return. A big thank you to them for looking after the animals and house in our absence, we hope they enjoy Ashburton & Seil while we are away. But what will we be getting up to in the next 5 weeks? Watch this ...
... weeks of September it now seemed that the landscape was awash. Little waterfalls trickled here and there, rivers were in spate - thankfully all had bridges. The path became a stream in places. However my waterproofs did their job and it certainly wasn't cold. Only my feet were sodden.
I returned to tarmac at Ockle. I was surprised that there were several fairly new ...
... from the much larger island (Great Britain) by a distance that could be measured in tens of metres rather than hundreds. From that high point the ground fell slowly gradually towards the road, but even with a strip of tarmac in sight I was still fighting my way through chest high bracken, once more wishing I had a machete.
I was only back on the road for a couple of miles before turning off into Ardmorlich forest and the "Silver ...
... and probably only has one cylinder. I've driven tractors with more get up and go than this thing. I think it's trying to be environmentally friendly as it keeps telling me what wonderful milage I'm getting. I hit 100km/hr (after a 5 km run up ) then I come to a slight rise in the road, 5th won't cut it, 4th is still struggling, so back to 3 rd and even that was touch and go. So just a simple drive through the countryside involves more gear changes than I've had ice ...
It's a belter of a morning - warm, sunny and stunningly clear. And at 7.30am, a sea eagle flies calmly past our chalet. I've never seen one before and certainly didn't expect to get as good a sighting as this as I was munching my breakfast.
There's a variety of different plans for today. Steve, Graham, Gwen, Jane and I are going to start walking up Ben Sgulaird on the Appin coast to the south of Onich, although not all of us are confident of getting to the top. ...