16 November 2016 11.00 AM 14 F Overcast We’re at that stage of the season where in good years we’re already running on sleds. On bad years, we’re still a couple of weeks away. The latest we’ve had to wait was until 4 December, that was our first winter here and … More Training and training
27 Sept 2016 2.00 PM 52F Sunny Just in case anyone thinks that all that is involved in having a sled dog kennel is constant trips to the vet and the ability to function normally with a broken heart and tears rolling down your cheeks, … More And So It Begins
18 April 2015 3.00 PM 52 F Overcast Usually about this time of year, I sit back and reflect on how our season went, how much fun we had and whether we got close to the goals that were set all those months ago. However, if everything had gone according to … More A Sair Yin
12 March 2015 5.00 PM 13 F Sunny with blue skies Despite my best intentions, I have once again fallen behind in my blogging. Things have been a little hectic, with the Yukon Quest and Iditarod preparations in full swing right up until the proverbial last moment. We’ve still been … More 1800 miles for a Timmies
29 January 2015 10.30 PM -4 F Dark So, where should I start ? An apology or a greeting. Let’s be positive and say Happy New Year, welcome to 2015. Not too sure what exactly has happened to the days and weeks since I last managed to … More An Update
1 November 2014 1.00 PM 15 F Clear and sunny With all of the excitements of the winter ahead, with the plans we have to race and explore with our sled dogs, I thought it would be a good time to let you see some of the main running dogs. We … More The Main Crew
1 November 2013 5.00 Pm 38 F Overcast and raining By now, blogs by myself and other mushers should be full of training stories and possible complaints about the early onset of winter, about the bitter cold and hard trails. But they’re not. And our complaints are all about the late/non-arrival of winter. For … More Did I Move Back to Scotland?