5th January 2017
It’s been a good first week of the year for walking – a bit on the chilly side but very little wind and clear skies. I’ve managed several local walks since I last wrote and today Mr RR and I took ourselves off to see the Waterloo Monument which is at the top of Peniel Heugh, and at 48 metres high can be seen from quite a distance. We’ve often driven past commenting that we must go and see what it is one day – and now we have! Continue reading
22nd May 2016
Lovely day today…..’spiffing’ – the middle son said and he was right.
We ventured out on the second of the paths around Abbotsford from the Scottish Borders Council booklet (which you can download for free from their website, or pick up for £2 at Abbotsford House). This, just over 4 mile circular route, included a linear detour to Cauldshiels Loch, a path alongside Faldonside Loch and some truly stunning views.
Happy New Year!!
For those who don’t already know, the best news is that Mr RR and I have become Nanna and Papa RR whilst we’ve been away! A gorgeous little boy, born between Christmas and New Year and doing very well on his journey to becoming the Littlest RR.
Littlest RR has, of course, become my favourite subject of conversation but…..on to the walking – of which there has been very little in the last couple of months. Here I am though, determined to get fit (again) and starting over with the rambles. I’m not promising any great milage this year – there’s a lot of work to do on our new house and any walking will have to be fitted in around that – but hopefully I’ll be able to inspire you with a few ramblings around The Scottish Borders and Northumberland and later in the year we might be able to go further afield and see more of Scotland. Continue reading
Saturday 14th November 2015
I know the walking’s slow around here…..
…but today we took a short walk around town and just a little way along the river accompanied by the younger Mr RR. You might remember we walked alongside The Teviot back in August (Scotland walks) before the BIG move. Today we just went to get some fresh air and strolled alongside The Tweed before crossing the bridge and having a quick look at the Teviot again.
I think we’ll be back to do some more walking here very soon and hopefully some rambling further afield as well – just as soon as it gets less busy in the Rickety household!