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Not quite a Murder Mystery: The West Highland Way Novel

Not quite a Murder Mystery: The West Highland Way Novel


by zatapathique » Sat May 09, 2020 4:00 pm

Route description: West Highland Way

Date walked: 05/10/2003

Time taken: 7 days

Distance: 157 km

Ascent: 3200m

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Re: Not quite a Murder Mystery: The West Highland Way Novel

Postby zatapathique » Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:02 pm

Alteknacker wrote:A really great entertaining read; and well done the Mrs! :clap: :clap: :clap:


Yes, the Mrs can be quite tough when she chooses to be. ;-)

Alteknacker wrote:I've only walked a short bit of the WHW, namely about 7km of the last section from Kinlochleven on my way back from walking in the Mamores. Unlike you, I found the pebbly track really hard on the feet, and I vowed there and then never to attempt it.

Is Mrs Z joining you in your Munro quest??



She's not joining me in my Munro quest, as she doesn't feel in shape enough - besides, it's the two weeks in the year when she doesn't have to put up with me, and she seems to enjoy that very much. ;-)

This year is quite tough for her, as I haven't been on any business trip yet, and on top of that had to cancel my usual two weeks in Scotland (would have happened a month ago). So now she's sending me away for a camping trip with my siblings in Brittany next week, and she's adamant about staying at home alone with the cats.


Thank you Bonzo and Alba Bhoy as well for your kind comments. :-)
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Re: Not quite a Murder Mystery: The West Highland Way Novel

Postby klevas » Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:25 pm

This was a delight to read. Loved following other people in your story - Rita, the Germans, the Belgian... :D
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Re: Not quite a Murder Mystery: The West Highland Way Novel

Postby zatapathique » Mon Sep 07, 2020 6:56 pm

klevas wrote:This was a delight to read. Loved following other people in your story - Rita, the Germans, the Belgian... :D


Thank you klevas. Indeed that's what made the WHW so special for me both times I walked it. "Following" other people, even those you don't talk to regularly. It's also a great occasion for behaviour research. :wink:
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