A swim-run ultra around the waters and islands of Loch Lomond
Sportive through Lanarkshire, The Borders and Dumfries & Galloway
A long weekend in the Outer Hebrides taking in the islands of Eriskay, South Uist, Benbecula, North Uist and Berneray, staying in one of the UK's remotest bothies at Uisinis, and the Gatliff Trust hostels at either end of the Uists.
I love them. They're just soooo ... cute. Nothing bad should ever be said about bumble bees. If someone argued a proof for the existence of God, they could just say to me, "bumble bees", and I'd roll over.
Did I say, I love 'em :-)
Port Mulgrave is a fascinating place for its industrial heritage and wealth of fossils. The collection of makeshift beach huts supposedly all belong to local fishermen who use the bay to harvest the sea for crabs and lobsters.
A few shots of some noisy cars kicking up dust in the forest tracks at Rivox, near Moffat
A walk through one of Moffat's many conifer plantations.
Things for sale
This summer, hares have been visiting our garden in abundance and we've recently been privileged to see a brood of leverets nursed each evening shortly after sunset ...
The Moffat and Eskdalemuir loop is one of my favourite cycle rides. It's 102 km with 1800 metres of climbing so pretty hard work on the legs, but the roads are quiet and the scenery you pass by is sublime.
I've been getting back into running and this route to Croft Head and back from Moffat is one I've been building up to. Probably not the best time to do it with the roasting weather, and my calves are really feeling it now, but worth it for the views. …
I love this time of the year when the bees are mobbing the rhododendrons and are so absorbed by their nectar gathering that they pay no attention to a lens just a few inches away.