Today's (not)parkrun was a walk, (until an emergency dental appointment was arranged for me), as Oscar is getting on a bit and not too keen on running these days. He still gets lots of admirers though.
Sue and Martin in Mallorca 2019
Friday 13 August 2021
Thursday 12 August 2021
Rain dampened us before the start, but eased off pretty quickly after I decided to run wearing an anorak. The same thing happened at Burnley parkrun last Saturday.
Wednesday 11 August 2021
This report on an early backpacking trip is quite lengthy, with about 70 images, including copies of the diary entries transcribed by Nick. You may wish to click on an image and speed through the slideshow.
I was joined on this trip by Ruaridh, John (RIP), Dave, Nick, and Roger, who we picked up in Glasgow for the journey to Glencoe. We thought nothing about squeezing the six of us with backpacks into my Cortina Estate, the first of many vehicles generously provided by my employer.
Here are Nick's notes on getting there: