Kind of hard to believe that we actually got almost to the end. On one hand I really wanted to finish this but on the other I knew, I will miss it. It is a complete bubble we were during the whole trip. And of course, there were horrific things I was going through in…… Continue reading West Highland Way (in 6 days) – Day 6. Kinlochleven to Fort William 24km/16miles
(this is a very honest and raw post about cancer and death, so if you are in a vulnerable place in life, maybe skip it) It has been a year since mum died. On the 16th of April exactly. I feel relatively calm about it. I mean, who knows how you are supposed to feel…… Continue reading One year later – mum, cancer and me.
Day five was another beast. Somehow we got up again, put the shoes on, had a hearty breakfast at our lovely b&b and off we went. It was a beautiful morning and we actually saw a deer as we were climbing a hill just outside of Bridge of Orchy. The Way started with a big…… Continue reading West Highland Way (in 6 days) – Day 5. Bridge of Orchy to Kinlochleven 34km/21miles
When we got to our little cabin the night before, I genuinely thought I’ll never be able to walk again. But the next morning, we had breakfast, wrapped our feet in plasters, put the boots on and off we went. It took us about half an hour to get back to the Way from our…… Continue reading West Highland Way (in 6 days) – Day 4. Crianlarich to Bridge of Orchy 22km/13miles
What a strange time it has been. I think now I have spent 3 full weeks at home and have been furloughed for the last 10 days. I feel strangely fine about it all. Heard a very interesting thought today, that people who have anxiety, always lived like this anyway but now everyone else is…… Continue reading Isolation diaries -anxiety?