Monthly Archives: August 2020

Monday 24th August 2020

Left CL finally About 10.30am after chat with chap directing traffic for road closure (see Diane Coates of Bet365 fame).

Journey reasonable, though held up in roadworks on M6 due to minor accident and car on fire on M5 not … Read more ...

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Sunday 23rd August 2020

Decided in the morning to start journey home as Deb could not enjoy staying and seemed OK to travel. Also, midges very active and Ash hating it! Site staff very helpful!

Left 10.50am – long first 60 miles over Glencoe … Read more ...

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Saturday 22nd August 2020

Bright and sunny, set off for Ardtoe again – plan was to stay there one night, then do walk nearby tomorrow and then overnight on Forestry Car park then on to Bunree CC site on Monday. Scotland is so busy … Read more ...

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Friday 21st August 2020

Drove to lighthouse at end of Ardnamurchan peninsula- visitors’ centre closed but good views. We think we saw seals in the distance and some sort of diving birds.

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Thursday 20th August 2020

Rain and wind overnight but better in the morning – walked to ferry terminal and had coffee at Puffin cafe at community centre. Visited old ruined church.

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Wednesday 19th August 2020

Deb painted first thing (before breakfast!) and Ash cleared up then walked up the road hoping to get 3G signal but failed.

Chatted to neighbours, left about 11.30 for Kilchoan. Even more hairy road, took nearly 2 hours for 26 … Read more ...

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Tuesday 18th August 2020

At Ardtoe – Deb painted from rocks in bay, Ash walked up hill, very rough, got fleeting 3G and sent a couple of texts.

Rain all afternoon, sat in van, then brightened up and went to the other beach, even … Read more ...

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Monday 17th August 2020

Left about 11am, for Ardnamurchan. Quicker than expected, including ferry(£8.80).

Arrived at Resipole campsite but full. Very helpful manager directed us to Ardtoe, arrived about 2.30pm after journey on single track road – quite an experience!

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Sunday 16th August 2020

Cloudy again. Chatted to neighbours (from Dumfries, medics, very interested in ospreys) then packed up and left for Oban. 

Stopped at a parking (from park4night) for coffee – almost full, just one space for us!

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Saturday 15th August 2020

Cloudy and cooler, Ash not feeling too good.

Deb sketched on lochside, Ash read.

Walked on old railway line into Lochearnhead – nothing there really! No access to loch side. Met a couple of friendly locals, including lady with lovely … Read more ...

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