Finally – a run in the snow

I admit I’ve been very envious recently when several fellow runners (down south, no less!) were blogging about fun runs in the snow, and here I was – way up at 59°North – with not a spot of snow! Such a contrast to two winters ago. Yesterday we finally got a wee covering and I was determined I’d get out and enjoy it. Today I was lucky threefold: 1) eldest son was off work so I could get the use of his car (which is really my car, that he has on semi-permanent loan) 2) running son was free so he could accompany me (and carry the extra gear – map, compass, YakTrax) and 3) the sun was shining briefly during our run. We headed to Abriachan Community Woodland-a community-owned woodland high on the hills above Loch Ness.
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Winter’s finally here

A wee snow flurry overnight

After complaining about the one week of gey dreich weather I’m delighted to see the white stuff finally arrive. There is not much yet, but even the wee puckle we have makes everything brighter than a couple of days ago.
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