It's Sunday today. The one week birthday of this blog. So I wanted to post an update on all the progress I'd made with my bridge plan over the last few days. The truth is, I haven't made much progress. I got the maps out the box, unfolded them all and tracked my finger down … Continue reading Effort! Progress! Achievement!
Two pieces of exciting news for you today, which I have cryptically trailed in the blog heading. Firstly, the maps arrived in the post. So I'll be getting my head stuck into those as soon as I can. I have a vision of a wall covered in maps, peppered with pins each linked to another … Continue reading Maps arrive and blog is launched
I ordered the maps off the OS website. OS Explorer 1:25,000 scale. Proper paper maps. Cannot wait to get my hands on them in 3 to 5 business days. You need six of this type of map to cover the Tweed from source to mouth, namely: Moffat & St. Mary's Loch,Biggar & Broughton,Peebles & Innerleithen,Galashiels, … Continue reading Progress and patience
So, I think I might actually do this thing. Try and visit all of the bridges over the River Tweed. Apparently there are around 50 of them, although this must change periodically with new bridges being built and old bridges being decommissioned. That's quite a lot when you think about it - one every two … Continue reading Plans and maps
I had an idea today. I was out on my bike in the Tweed Valley. I cycled from where I live in Peebles along the cycle path to Innerleithen then round Traquair and home by the back road. It was a really lovely spring day. We've had a lot of them recently. Basically the whole … Continue reading I had an idea