Your scribe has been hard at work (not really) considering the wee pesky midges that we may come across on our Northern Meander. Courtesy of fleabay (geddit?) I have become the proud owner of
That's right, a stupid hat.
Less than £4 including post, could be a serious bargain if the wee peskies are friskie.
Alternatively, one could peruse the following article on the subject, http://www.albawest.com/repellents.html
which gives food for thought, which has to be better than being food for midges. I am yet to decide on which particular brand I may go for. I may even take one of each!
Your mumblings on the subject are, as ever, appreciated.