Category: Travel

The ups and ups of the Pyrenees 4

The ups and ups of the Pyrenees

The sheep give you respect. So do the llamas (yes llamas!). As do an enthusiastic French public. Even the drivers respect cyclists in the Pyrenees. Our recent cycling holiday in the south-west of France...

While I was away… 0

While I was away…

The Pyrenees were utterly, utterly wonderful. The cycling was tough but the scenery more than made up for the exhaustion. I will be blogging about my trip in the near future (after I’ve written...

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack 6

Review: Halfords Family Tent Pack

I was doubtful that 9pm on a Friday evening was the best time to begin putting up a new tent. I doubted, too, that the previously consumed large G&T would be the greatest aid....

The rise and rise of glamping 9

The rise and rise of glamping

A tweet this morning, which linked to an article, Glamping it Up in Yorkshire, nicely introduces a blog that I have been meaning to write about “Glamping”. In fact it was TEM (Top Entreprenurial Mummy) who...

FamilyOutdoors slope off to France 0

FamilyOutdoors slope off to France

FionaOutdoors, Little Miss Outdoors and the G-Force take to the slopes in Flaine, France. Yes, yes, I know the skiing and snowboarding are fab in Scotland, too, but sometimes we crave a little away...

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...