Pedalling about in Perthshire April 13th 2007 Perthshire Highlands A birthday treat to escape the muck of Leeds and go north to the fair hills of Perthshire! We were staying in Balnaguard, which is a long way from main bus routes, but on National Bike Route 7, so we took the bikes on the train. Not too difficult to book ahead (the staff at Leeds railway station's advance booking hall know their stuff) but I did end up with 35 t ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Scotland » Perthshire » Loch Kinardochy Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I live in Wharfedale now, a valley not far from the city of Leeds in Yorkshire, in the north of England.
I am currently working at the University of Leeds as Visiting Researcher, my intersts lie in the impacts of severe weather on society and resilience to climate variability... full info