Tom Weir’s 1979 Archives

Our collection of “My Month” articles published in The Scots Magazine in 1979

Ailnack Gorges And Beyond…

A hike in the gorges, Lochnagar corrie controversy, and a very unusual cairn

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In Winter Hills

Stravaiging between snow and ice…

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Trossachs To Kintyre

A frosty morning on Ben Ledi turns into an absolute stunner of a day

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The Shetland Way

The oil, the seabirds, and the joining of Norse and Scots heritage

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Shetland Folk

Second in the Shetland two-parter on life on the isles

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Men of the Trees

A glen changed, and those attempting to restore it



The Wonder of Wildlife

Tom’s new dog Nell, and a tale of swimming hares…

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The Big Ben

Everything you need to know about Nevis

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Old Friends and New Islands

The lesser known Hebridean islands by sailboat



Isles of Inspiration

Tom’s off to Orkney for a clamber around the Old Man of Hoy



Land of Hope and Golly

Why Orkney is proving so popular with the next generation

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Fine Walks and Fine Weather

Tom’s round up of his favourite walks of the year

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That’s all from Tom Weir from 1979!

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