Monthly Archives: June 2022

Turf Blog 26-06-22

There are three local areas I tend not to visit all that often. They are Newtongrange, Gorebridge and the Mayfield area of Dalkeith. The issue is that there are two routes to them from home in Bonnyrigg. One is along … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 23-06-22

With high tide around midnight, the idea for a nocturnal turfing excursion out into Aberlady bay and along the coast would have to wait for another night when low tide is better timed. However, I still had a few unique … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 17-06-2

Tonight, was the night for my attempt at another Eager Ferret medal, this time locally to home in Bonnyrigg. Back in March 2021 I achieved my Eager Ferret medal on the cycleway between Roslyn and Loanhead, finishing with a time … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 16-06-22

Today, 16th June, saw me out on another nocturnal turf mini adventure, this time following the paths through the woods around Newbattle Abbey College, again enjoying the delights of my Swift Air kick scooter. It’s so much more fun than … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 14-06-22

When I used to work to earn a living, well, attend my place of work anyway, you had days, one-of-those-day and better days. Days were just days when nothing went wrong and events chugged happily along without issue. One-of-those-days were … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 13-06-22

Famous throughout Scotland, talked about in hushed tones in public houses and coffee houses, mentioned in the Scottish Parliament by Nicola Sturgeon and home of squirrels, beavers, weasels and ferrets. Yes, the stretch of old railway line between Roslyn, passing … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 10-06-22

I’m always on the lookout for a reason to head out turfing on mild summer nights. Occurrences and events such as the summer solstice, the longest day, is a few days away on 21st June, so I’ll be trying to … Continue reading

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Turf Blog 09-06-22

Out turfing locally this morning around Bonnyrigg and Dalkeith and I’m in that automatic mode you get sometimes when you know the zones so well that you barely look at the screen on the phone. You find yourself kind of … Continue reading

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