Category: Activity

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...

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...

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...

You awesome Bealach Mor riders 0

You awesome Bealach Mor riders

…So normally I’d be the one up for a mega challenge but the 90-mile Bealach Mor Cycle Sportive is so notoriously tough that I decided to, aherm, marshall and race report at this event!...

Summer whizzed by 0

Summer whizzed by

And so I have been waiting for the rain to stop. And for an Indian Summer to head to Scotland instead of lingering smugly over the south of England. But no such luck. I...

Summer whizzed by 1

Summer whizzed by

And so I have been waiting for the rain to stop. And for an Indian Summer to head to Scotland instead of lingering smugly over the south of England. But no such luck. I...

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Bitten by the Sea kayak bug

And so I have finally been out for a sea kayak adventure. It’s an activity I have been keen to try for years but somehow I have never found the time to give it...