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 … More Part-Time Ski-Bum

Feline Gatekeeper

Behold, the new gatekeeper of our annual Christmas cake recipe. Previously not ‘kept’ for several decades, relying upon the memory of someone who only remembers to make it less than a month before it’s due to be eaten, Legend states a new Keeper may arise if one ever needs a cooking buddy in the form … More Feline Gatekeeper

Snow Withdrawal

Snow, three ways: On the ground, on the dog, and from the sky. For one week, Scotland went white; within a day, it disappeared. Now it’s gone South for the Winter, and I’m having withdrawal symptoms.

A Secret Snowfall

Boxing Day, 2am. Snow has fallen. In six hours, specs will remain. In seven, there will be no trace. Just a secret between me and the nocturnal. One of my favourite things about snow at night is the way it dampens sound. When it fell, I was the only one awake (animals excluded), and snuck … More A Secret Snowfall