Category Archives: Disability

A GREAT CYCLING ADVENTURE UP THE CALEDONIA WAY

This is the second short film in a series we made up the Caledonia Way, made around Appin.  This short clip will be part of a longer film about The Caledonia Way.  

THE CALEDONIA WAY AWAITS

For those of you who have followed my blog for some time, you might know that in 2016 I cycled the length of the Hebridean Way.  The 185 mile route along the length out the Outer Hebrides took me 5

DISCOVER YOUR PASSION & DO WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY

Two years ago just now I started this website, David Ventures. I had been writing for many years on aspects of disability but it just wasn’t making me happy.  In fact I was not enjoying much at that time at

TAKING THE HARD WORK OUT OF CYCLING, E-BIKES ARE SO MUCH FUN!

  E-bikes are becoming more popular than ever as people realise that having an electric-assisted bike can take much of the effort out of cycling. This is of tremendous benefit to commuters who don’t want to arrive at work in

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 it is a pleasure to visit different places.

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. Although, just accessing the snow can be difficult,

MY PASSION FOR SKIING AND EXPERIENCING ADAPTIVE SNOWSPORT IN NIEDERAU

      My motivation and inspiration doesn’t get much higher than on a ski trip to the Alps. On behalf of Crystal Ski Holidays, I visited Niederau in Austria to take part in a Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) holiday.

SCOTTISH MOUNTAIN WALKING AND THE SHORT DAYS OF AUTUMN

The Great Glen Hostel just south of Invergary provided the location of the Walk Highland Autumn meet. I, along with around 30 others, attended for a two night stay. Taking over the hostel for the weekend, a fun time was

DISABLED PEOPLE DESERVE BETTER ACCESS TO THE OUTDOORS

Having access to the outdoors is sometimes taken for gtranted.  However for disabled people finding oppotunities to spend time in the wilderness can be more difficult. I was lucky enought to writte this article for Mountaineering Sotland Magazine and share

MY DELIGHT IN HAVING A MAGAZINE COLUMN IN A NEW PUBLICATION

I have been fortunate enough lately to have been given a regular magazine column to write. Shooting Scotland is a country sports magazine that has grown out of another publication called Farming Scotland. Having once been a supplement, Shooting Scotland