5 REASONS YOU SHOULD VISIT LEWIS

5 REASONS YOU SHOULD VISIT LEWIS

I have just returned from another fantastic week in the Outer Hebrides. It has to be one of my favourite places. The scenery is breathtaking with fantastic wildlife to observe and white More »

ST ANTON, THE ARLBERG, AND 5 REASONS YOU SHOULD VISIT

ST ANTON, THE ARLBERG, AND 5 REASONS YOU SHOULD VISIT

I have been lucky enough so far to have visited a few ski resorts in the Alps, some in France and now a couple in Austria. I enjoy skiing very much and More »

INGHAMS SKI HOLIDAYS, AND THEIR SUPPORT FOR DISABLED TRAVELERS

INGHAMS SKI HOLIDAYS, AND THEIR SUPPORT FOR DISABLED TRAVELERS

I still love the moment when I click my boots into my skis. It doesn’t seem to matter how long I’ve been skiing, I get the same feelings of freedom and joy. More »

MOTIVATION FOR THE MOUNTAINS DOESN’T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS

MOTIVATION FOR THE MOUNTAINS DOESN’T GET MUCH BETTER THAN THIS

Motivation and inspiration doesn’t get much higher than on a snowy Scottish mountain below a clear blue sky. On a picture postcard day myself and a friend set out to climb two More »

EXPERIENCING THE WONDERS OF CAIRNGORM USING THE FUNICULAR RAILWAY.

EXPERIENCING THE WONDERS OF CAIRNGORM USING THE FUNICULAR RAILWAY.

Cairngorm Mountain is home to Scotland’s only Funicular Railway. Opened in 2001 the line takes thousands of visitors up and down Cairngorm Mountain to the highest cafe in the UK, the Ptarmigan More »

FERN COTTAGE IN KILLIN: REFLECTING ON A PLEASANT STAY THERE.

FERN COTTAGE IN KILLIN: REFLECTING ON A PLEASANT STAY THERE.

Fern Cottage. It is always a pleasure to review holiday accommodation and last weeks stay in Killin was no exception. Fern Cottage is a two bedroom property right in the heart of More »

DISCOVERING KNOYDART: SCOTLAND’S LAST TRUE WILDERNESS

DISCOVERING KNOYDART: SCOTLAND’S LAST TRUE WILDERNESS

  Knoydart is a very special place. A peninsula on the west coast of Scotland accessed only by boat, it has all the feelings of a remote Scottish island. Staying in the More »

ACCESSING THE PAST ON ORKNEY

ACCESSING THE PAST ON ORKNEY

I have been lucky enough to visit Orkney lately and I had a really interesting time. My trip was to carry out detailed research. Funded by the John Muir Trust Des Rubens More »

ARRIVING ON ORKNEY FOR THE BEGINNING OF A WEEKS ADVENTURE

ARRIVING ON ORKNEY FOR THE BEGINNING OF A WEEKS ADVENTURE

I have just returned home after an inspirational trip to Orkney. Funded by the John Muir Trust (Des Rubens and Bill Wallace Grant), I set out to investigate and report on disability More »

 

To Overcome Is To Achieve.

Despite having Cerebral Palsy, I have achieved more through outdoor sport than anyone thought possible. Golf is my first love having first picked up a club as a child in order to help me learn to balance. I now play regularly at a club in East Lothian where I feel very welcome. I have cycled throughout Scotland and completed the Hebridean Way and the Caledonia Way. As an adult I learned to ski and have made many trip to The Alps.
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