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Team Heavy and the Big Rig ride out

Walkhighlands, or bikehighlands? This time it’s a temporary two wheeled takeover, as David Lintern and family take to their steeds to reach the parts that little legs can’t quite manage. Getting a young family out and about is harder than

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Early days of a better nature

David Lintern reports on the ‘Rewilding and Repeopling‘ event held by the Cairngorms National Park last month. In May, Cairngorms National Park held an interesting talk at Boat of Garten as part of their Big Weekend (which aims to encourage

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Glenlude – A place for people

David Lintern builds the right kind of border wall – a dry stone dyke in the Borders. “I like it here, it has a nice feel. And it’s great that it’s local to me”, says Ellen. With nothing more to

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Shooting the Breeze – Beka Globe

Our occasional series of interviews with landscape photographers living and working in Scotland continues. David Lintern talks with the singular Harris based artist Beka Globe. Tell us about first arriving on the island. Why did you go there as a

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Posted in Magazine, Photography

Back to Beinn a’ Chaorrain

Dawn leaked over the roof of the Rec’, a pale blue canvas, a promise. I was already late but it would do. I crept out of the still sleeping house, hard frosted back garden grass, hard frosted windscreen glass. Newtonmore

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Winter Navigation

Finding your way in winter means facing challenging weather and shorter daylight hours, but with the right tools you can still enjoy the hills with confidence. David Lintern goes back to basics (again). “It’s about having good strategies, and sticking

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