FionaOutdoors Blog

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...

New health and fitness blogs 0

New health and fitness blogs

I have been asked to write blogs on a range of fitness and health topics for an on-line video fitness company. The blogs will be in reaction, or follow-ups, to health and fitness news/industry...

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...

4th lady vet in Peebles Triathlon! 2

4th lady vet in Peebles Triathlon!

And, so, despite a week of anxiety over my very tired legs, Sunday’s Peebles Triathlon arrived and I woke up feeling just about fit to enter the race. Well, put it this way, it...

New hi-viz t-shirts that also look good 0

New hi-viz t-shirts that also look good

I love new fitness/outdoors kit. And especially if it’s a whole new concept. Today I’m wearing my new Hello Jo t-shirt. The t-shirts look like the usual kind of t-shirt. They are made of...

Glasgow celebrates cycling. For a week! 0

Glasgow celebrates cycling. For a week!

As a cyclist who has had to negotiate the bonkers traffic, drivers and pedestrians in Glasgow for many years I welcome anything that celebrates cyclists in this city. There is not enough celebration of...

Best Scottish photos: Isle of Eigg & Rum 0

Best Scottish photos: Isle of Eigg & Rum

Continuing my blog series of fabulous scottish photographs, I have been sent this one by fellow tweeter and blogger Nina Smirnoff. Nina describes herself as: “A budding entrepreneur and hotel sales specialist with 15...

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...

2 guys, 2 bikes, 4 feet, 3 peaks = 1200 miles for charity 2

2 guys, 2 bikes, 4 feet, 3 peaks = 1200 miles for charity

Some people set off to cycle Land’s End to John O’Groats (or vice versa). Some people set off to climb to the top of Britain’s three highest peaks. Now two guys are going to...