Surprising things you see on a walk #1: a rocket

Published 1 March 2015

Oh, okay, of course it’s not a rocket. It’s far worse.

East Highland Way Day 4: Feagour to Newtonmore

Published 25 February 2015

From a waterfall, back to where we came from, and over the moors to the bright lights of Newtonmore.

Shadow pointing

Published 22 February 2015

Two people. One pointing at the other. In shadow.

East Highland Way Day 3: Tulloch to Feagour

Published 18 February 2015

The longest section of the East Highland Way goes through forests and alongside lochs. And is made even longer by a nice detour.

What’s that growing out of that tree?

Published 15 February 2015

Fungi of the East Highland Way.

East Highland Way Day 2: Spean Bridge to Tulloch

Published 11 February 2015

Taking a detour to pay respects to the commandos, a trip down the river and some cult 1960s television.

Waiting for the bus

Published 8 February 2015

There are worse places to do wait for a bus than on the edge of Rannoch Moor.

East Highland Way Day 1: Fort William to Spean Bridge

Published 4 February 2015

From small beginnings comes a smelter, an encounter with cattle, a bridge and pain, and a railway station.

This Youth Hostel

Published 1 February 2015

What youth hosteling was all about

East Highland Way: Introduction

Published 28 January 2015

Sometimes you just have to get off your backside and board a sleeper train to the Scottish Highlands.

Rambling Man Walks The East Highland Way

Published 28 January 2015

The lure of the East Highland Way was so strong that some people just have to hoist rucksacks on their backs, and rush to the train station with a good friend to do it. And who wouldn’t?

East Highland Way Photos

Published 28 January 2015

From Fort William to Aviemore, in September 2014.

True winter walking. In the South East, anyway.

Published 25 January 2015

Even the gaily painted huts on Seaford beach may struggle with this weather.

I’m a Rambling Man

Published 21 January 2015

Sometimes people ask why I named this website Rambling Man. Time to make a musical tour to find out.

Covered in ice

Published 18 January 2015

Ice shimmering ona a frozen plant.

Thames Path Stage 12: Bourne End to Henley-on-Thames

Published 14 January 2015

Mud sticking to the boots, a magnificent suspension bridge, weather bomb, an island, pay for a picnic, the Hellfire Club, a tempting pub and put on your finery for the Regatta.

Brr, it’s a bit cold

Published 11 January 2015

Out in the snow in the Pentlands

Thames Path Stage 11: Windsor to Bourne End

Published 7 January 2015

Money and influence, an extremely expensive education, a dip in the water, alleyways, trees and an idiot driving a car.

High Cup Nick

Published 4 January 2015

A natural wonder on the Pennine Way.

A Boxing Day Photo for 2014

Published 26 December 2014

Had enough of turkey yet? Here’s some snow to look at.