FionaOutdoors Blog

Calling runners, orienteers and general adventurers 0

Calling runners, orienteers and general adventurers

A great event called the Highlander Mountain Marathon takes place for the third time this April. It offers the perfect start-of-season challenge for all kinds of adventurers and because the mountain marathon is divided...

It’s the small things…. 0

It’s the small things….

….That keep you going.  Pic is of me utterly failing to swim like a pro at last year’s Peebles Triathlon. Will things be any better in 2009? There are times when I feel as though I’m...

It’s the small things…. 0

It’s the small things….

….That keep you going. Pic is of me utterly failing to swim like a pro at last year’s Peebles Triathlon. Will things be any better in 2009? There are times when I feel as though...

Super speedy service 0

Super speedy service

How about this for a great service from my local bike shop. On Saturday at 11am I discovered that there was something majorly wrong with my bike’s back gear cogs. Mr Outdoors kindly dropped...

Super speedy service 0

Super speedy service

How about this for a great service from my local bike shop. On Saturday at 11am I discovered that there was something majorly wrong with my bike’s back gear cogs. Mr Outdoors kindly dropped...

Cheap flights farce 0

Cheap flights farce

Why do some airlines (or maybe it’s all?) insist on treating customers to a total “cheap” flight booking farce? I have had reason to book a couple of flights this weekend with different firms and...

Cheap flights farce 0

Cheap flights farce

Why do some airlines (or maybe it’s all?) insist on treating customers to a total “cheap” flight booking farce? I have had reason to book a couple of flights this weekend with different firms and...

Off the beaten track 0

Off the beaten track

Quite often I find myself on auto-pilot as I head out for a run. I’ll maybe make a decision about the direction from my house but after that I tend to stick to 10...

Off the beaten track 0

Off the beaten track

Quite often I find myself on auto-pilot as I head out for a run. I’ll maybe make a decision about the direction from my house but after that I tend to stick to 10...

Kids on the run again 0

Kids on the run again

This morning was the last of three Garscube Harriers Schools X Country league races held at Mugdock, near Strathblane. Daughter, Miss Outdoors, was up for another muddy outing. Except today is was more of...