Monthly Archives: January 2014

29 January 2014 – In search of Foul Slush

I thought I knew all the reservoirs and ponds close to us, but when glancing at the satellite map recently, a small heart-shaped loch or pond was visible not far from the B7007 Granites road, nestled between Broad Law and … Continue reading

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24 January 2014 – Pseudo-commute

It is almost 2 years since I retired, but until then, I did the same commute virtually every week day. Although my destination, Easter Bush, was in the middle of the countryside, I had to fill in questionnaires regularly to … Continue reading

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21 January 2014 – Unexpected sogginess near Mount Lothian

There are some roads and tracks quite close by that I’m aware of from the map, but have never tried. Today, I decided to try out several, hoping to open up some new route possibilities. Colette wasn’t able to join … Continue reading

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20 January 2014 – Western Edinburgh and South Queensferry

This was another jaunt with the Lothian Cyclists, and was thoughtfully planned for a bright, mild and above all, wind-free day. As Colette and I are still unaware of most of the hidden cycle routes around Edinburgh, it was a … Continue reading

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05 January 2014 – West Lothian loop

Whenever we’re in town, it is quite remarkable how the cyclists we see and the bikes they ride come in so many shapes and forms. That’s because on our usual runs around the Midlothian countryside we almost invariably come across … Continue reading

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