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“Let’s go for a walk”, they said. “Before it gets dark”. “We’re about to go downhill – the soggy, slidey downhill – and out of the light“, I said. “The sun’s gone, now”, I said. “This was a bad plan”. Note to future Tarbert Castle visitors: 5pm in winter is not a good time to…

Sunday Round Up #26

When was the last time you looked through the sites you follow? Feel free to join in and link back to this post! Maybe I’ll discover some new blogs along the way… Otherwise, stick around, you might find something new! In today’s box of tricks, I have some geekdom, a ‘secret writer’, life through an ‘Asperger’s…

Part-Time Ski-Bum

I know what you’re thinking: “Another mountain? With clouds? And snow? We’re so surprised“. I make no secret that, if I could, I’d happily live in the snowiest of mountains (you know these ones are particularly snowy because you can’t see them. Real fact). Instead, I make do with going back to them – any…

[review] The Shadows (Dark Sentinels Book 1)

After a traumatic year, sixteen-year-old Roz is excited to move to Las Vegas… Instead, she gets her possessions rearranged and ghosts chasing her from her home. … Determined to stop the shadows from overtaking her world, Roz and her friends will put a stop to the looming darkness, or die trying. Sci-fi, paranormal, young adult…

Mountain Veins

Painting or picture? La Rosière. Perched at 1850, it’s the sunniest resort in the French Alps. Up top, the view is breathtaking. But take a left, and follow the valley down… There’s a point when snow lies where it stops looking like snow and starts to look like skin. Mountainsides flex like muscle; here, the…