Category: Walking

Sept 19: Glasgow orienteering event 0

Sept 19: Glasgow orienteering event

Thanks to Christine from the Clydeside Orienteers for reminding me about their next orienteering event. These events are aimed at all ages, experience and fitness levels. The event: SPOSOL Cloberfield orienteering event. When: September...

Review: Hi-tec MultiTerra trail shoes 1

Review: Hi-tec MultiTerra trail shoes

A girl can’t spend every day cycling. Indeed, I am looking forward to returning to my usual multi-sports life once I’ve hauled myself around the mighty Bealach Mor Cycle Sportive in a fortnight’s time....

Beautiful Scottish photos:  Wintry Arbroath Abbey 2

Beautiful Scottish photos: Wintry Arbroath Abbey

We might have been enjoying an unusually warm and sunny spell in Scotland (except for today’s rain!) but Janey Andrews of guided walking and cycling company Glentrek thought no-one would mind taking a look...

Three cheers for the Moonwalk supporters 0

Three cheers for the Moonwalk supporters

My dad, who should by rights be known as Grandpa Outdoors but who will, for the purposes of this blog, be called Dad-in-a-Support-Car, spent Saturday night and a great deal of Sunday as part...

Scottish loch wins top tourist award 0

Scottish loch wins top tourist award

I love Aviemore. (I’ve written about the Scottish town and the surrounding area many times.) It’s a great place for all kinds of reasons – and for all sorts of people. But mainly I...

The Dads complete the Caledonian Challenge 6

The Dads complete the Caledonian Challenge

Sophie’s Dad didn’t need to say a word. His shuffle-limp-grimace walk that brought him into the assembly room this evening for the primary school’s musical evening pretty much said it all. The rest was...