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Monthly Archives: December 2010
Well, another year draws to a close – and I wonder how many of you are saying to yourself that you can’t believe that it’s 10 years since the millennium! I know that Elaine and I are reflecting on how … Continue reading
We have arrived at Glenmore campsite in Aviemore, which remains a firm favourite of ours. The roads over from Fort William were all clear of snow, as too was the access road to the Cairngorm Ski Area: the same road … Continue reading
Given the issues with our under-slung water tanks I’ve decided that we can’t afford to let our 25 litre jerry-can of fresh water freeze. So, I bought an insulated camping mat and I’ve cut this up to form an insulating … Continue reading
Now, if you’ve been following some of my previous posts you’ll know that we’ve been having some real problems with our fresh water tank and grey water tank (and associated pipe-work) freezing in these sub-zero temperatures.
The snow chains for our ‘van came the other day. I haven’t had a chance to try them out yet as the ‘van has been “laid-up” at my parents whilst we’ve been staying with them over Christmas. Ironically, in the … Continue reading
As Cameron worked on tags and maps for the website today I had a baking master-class with Cameron’s Mum who showed me how to make pancakes and shortbread. As soon as the pancakes were made we all were devouring them: … Continue reading
My sister Gail has a great talent for writing poetry and has composed for us this poem below about our Munro climbing adventures. It would be a shame not to share it with you all. Thanks Gail.
Cameron’s Mum made the starters and main course for the Christmas dinner – which were delicious. I made chocolate meringues or as the recipe calls them “Chocolate and Raspberry Pavlovas” for dessert. They are a lovely twist on the traditional … Continue reading
It snowed a little last night: only about 2 inches.