Tagged: Cairngorms

Scotland, UK, Cairngorms

Hiding Away Up A Scottish Glen

Scotland has many hidden gems, beautiful views and magnificent walks that are less well-known than some of the more celebrated places. We took our little van up into north Angus this week. Just 35 miles from Dundee yet it felt a million miles separated us...

A Snowy Week In The Cairngorms

Ever vagabonding, we found ourselves camping in the Cairngorms last week, seven days of snow, mountains and wildlife. Fortunately it coincided with some friends of ours who also made the trip up from Yorkshire because snow had been forecast, they are wildlife photographers and wanted...

Hokey Pokey

Hokey Pokey, that is what I love to call this honeycomb candy. It’s a witchy, Halloween kind of name that honours the season. I guess it comes from the fact that it appears to be made up of poked out holes! It is perfect for...

Peach and Almond Muffins

Spring is most definitely here in the Cairngorms and nature is preparing for the breeding season. The streams are bursting with frog and toad spawn, I have had to be careful on my morning jog {I have to burn the cake calories off somehow!} not...

Raspberry and White Chocolate Muffins

We have spent a few days with some fantastic wildlife photographers, Tony and Carol Dilger, and have seen some equally fantastic wildlife. I’m no wildlife photographer though, too weak and feeble to wield those massive lenses. Let me photograph a cake any day! The Cairngorms are a bit of a...

Lemon Loaf Cake

Juan the Van is parked up next to a little stream on a campsite in the Cairngorms. We are staying at Rothiemurchus Camp and Caravan park on the Rothiemurchus estate among some trees which are twittering with little birds. This morning many of the birds;...