Category Archives: Scottish Islands

Pock Post – Strangeways Whisky

Strangeways Whisky has received coverage in this weeks Pock Post. Advertisements

Posted in Pocklington, Scottish Islands

Strangeways Whisky

I am honoured to announce that Fox Fitzgerald Whisky Trading Company have named their new Cask Range after me. “Our inspiration for our collection came from Andy Strangeway the first man to reach and stay on all of Scotland’s 162 … Continue reading

Posted in Scottish Islands

YouTube – Out Stack

My first video on You Tube is very rare. It is from Out Stack, Shetland, the most northern point of the United Kingdom, which I landed 8 August 2009. Campaign footage to follow.

Posted in Extreme Points, Scottish Islands, You Tube

8 Crazy Travel Quests

Following on from my appearance in two top 10 lists in recent months I have now appeared on a Top 8 list in Wanderlust magazine.

Posted in Scottish Islands

What A Year

2013 proved a highly successful year in ways I did not expect at the start of the year. My campaigns and projects went from strength. The successes included: Establishing the East Riding flag. Having the last Merseyside road sign removed. … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns, County Durham, County Tops, East Riding, Extreme Points, No Overnight Parking, North Riding, Scottish Islands, Tesco, West Riding, Yorkshire Boundary

Ten Crazy Travel Challenges From Around The World

Today I’ve found myself in the Guardians top ten crazy travel challenges from around the world for being the first and only person to not only land but also sleep on all 162 Scottish islands which are 40 hectares or … Continue reading

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Bivy Bag Nights – Bass Rock, Firth of Forth

In recent years I am only aware of one other person spending a night on Bass Rock. My night on the island on 2/3 September 2008 was a rather wet affair. This was compensated by the close up views of the … Continue reading

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Bivy Bag Nights – Inchcolm, Firth of Forth

The year after I completed my 4 year adventure around Scotland’s major islands I became interested in some of the smaller islands.  With a regular tourist boat to Inchcolm, Firth of Forth, my 3rd Bivy Bag Night did not have the difficult … Continue reading

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Bivy Bag Nights – Soay, St Kilda

My second Bivy Bag Night was on Soay, St Kilda. The island had not been landed for over five years when I spent the night on the island on 28/29 August 2007. Since the previous landing there had been a major land … Continue reading

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Bivy Bag Nights – Boreray, St Kilda

While giving this site a Spring clean over the weekend I was surprised to learn that I have links/photos to only 12 of the 67 remote locations I have enjoyed a Bivy Bag Night.  Starting today with Boreray, St Kilda I … Continue reading

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