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Why Twitter has improved my “solo” work life 0

Why Twitter has improved my “solo” work life

Working on your own at home as a self-employed journo, writer, blogger etc can be a lonely business. I’ve actually grown to like spending most of my time on my own but there are...

Wild Man goes even Wilder for charity 0

Wild Man goes even Wilder for charity

Some people will do the maddest things just to get a fish supper. Last year, the Glasgow Triathlon Club completed their own crazy Big Long Chippy Run Triathlon from the west coast of Scotland...

3 Scottish outdoors guides 0

3 Scottish outdoors guides

Perhaps you have seen these VisitScotland guides at local tourist centres or in accommodation providers around Scotland? They are filled with info about great places for adventure, walking and mountain biking/road cycling in Scotland....

Only the finest dining for Cal Chall hubbies 2

Only the finest dining for Cal Chall hubbies

The husbands of several friends are taking part in this year’s Caledonian Challenge. The event involves a hike of 54 miles non-stop along the West Highland Way (the original in a stable of Scotland’s...

Proud of my latest web writing project 1

Proud of my latest web writing project

I am very excited to see the launch of the Glasgow Service with Style website. This has been my biggest copywriting project so far and I’m really proud to be able to show it...

A guest blog: Mountain rescue funds raiser 0

A guest blog: Mountain rescue funds raiser

I’ve known Simon Willis for many years as a journalist and latterly as a keen kayaker. He asked me if he could post a blog on my site because he believes the Kintail Mountain...

Nevis Range host the exciting Motorcycle Trials Champs 0

Nevis Range host the exciting Motorcycle Trials Champs

Fancy a bit of exciting spectating? Nevis range, Fort William, is set to host the UK leg of the SPEA FiM Motorcycle Trial World Championships from June 25 to 27. And the event promises...

The ultimate extreme pursuit on “death road” 2

The ultimate extreme pursuit on “death road”

There will always be some people looking for that ultimate adrenaline rush. Whether it’s the thrill of sky diving, free climbing, back country snowboarding, bridge jumping, burn bashing or whatever, you can be sure...