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Revenge of the cyclists? 3

Revenge of the cyclists?

I’ve been spat on, sworn at and forced off the road – and that’s just by pedestrians. Cars, buses and taxis have driven at me, cut me up, swerved into my path and knocked...

Second isle of the week – Arran 0

Second isle of the week – Arran

Back home from the Isle of Jersey I headed straight from the plane (thanks Flybe for your superb punctuality arriving in Edinburgh) to Ardrossan for the Arran ferry, picking up Little Miss Outdoors en...

Arran’s sale of the century? 0

Arran’s sale of the century?

While on Arran it became apparent that many people are selling up and moving on. I imagine that most of the homes for sale (and there were numerous on the market) are in fact...

Another "great outdoors" 0

Another "great outdoors"

Hmm. While I’m a little loathed to admit this, I have discovered a great new outdoors playground that isn’t called Scotland – instead it’s called Jersey. Ha, ha, I hear you laugh, isn’t Jersey...

Second isle of the week – Arran 0

Second isle of the week – Arran

Back home from the Isle of Jersey I headed straight from the plane (thanks Flybe for your superb punctuality arriving in Edinburgh) to Ardrossan for the Arran ferry, picking up Little Miss Outdoors en...

Jersey: the island for outdoors activities 0

Jersey: the island for outdoors activities

Hmm. While I’m a little loathed to admit this, I have discovered a great new outdoors playground that isn’t called Scotland – instead it’s called Jersey. Ha, ha, I hear you laugh, isn’t Jersey...

11 Munros in 1 weekend 0

11 Munros in 1 weekend

PIc: The Cairnwell. At 933mthis is one of the easiestof the 283 Munros. As one of my friends commented after I told him about my recent epic Munro bagging weekend: “That is so typical...

11 Munros in 1 weekend 1

11 Munros in 1 weekend

PIc: The Cairnwell. At 933mthis is one of the easiestof the 283 Munros. As one of my friends commented after I told him about my recent epic Munro bagging weekend: “That is so typical...

Cold comfort 0

Cold comfort

After 10 days of being laid tragically low by a summer cold (not had one of these for many years) I found I could no longer cope with the lack of exercise and the...

Loch Katrine cycle ride 0

Loch Katrine cycle ride

After 10 days of being laid tragically low by a summer cold (not had one of these for many years) I found I could no longer cope with the lack of exercise and the...

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