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Arran’s sale of the century? 0

Arran’s sale of the century?

While on Arran it became apparent that many people are selling up and moving on. I imagine that most of the homes for sale (and there were numerous on the market) are in fact...

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...

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...

Jersey: the island for outdoors activities 0

Jersey: the island for outdoors activities

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!...

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!...