Category Archives: Reviews

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,

THE VANGO ROAR STOVE AND HOW WELL IT SUITS MY NEEDS

Vango Roar Stove Review I had been looking for a good, reliable and versatile stove for a long time but now I think the search is over. I’ve been testing out the Vango Roar stove and I’m really impressed with

DRAGON FLY 25L BLUE ICE RUCKSACK: A REVIEW OF A GREAT LITTLE DAY PACK

Ice Blue Rucksack Review The Blue IceĀ  Dragon Fly rucksack is a small 25 litre day pack that is extremely lightweight. First Impressions A very nicely made little rucksack ideal for commuting or gentle days out. Its extremely lightweight making

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

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 Restaurant, which sits at over 3,500ft about sea

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 the village of Killin, providing a great location

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 and Bill Wallace Grant, I went to Orkney

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 access to the archaeological areas of Orkney. I

INSPIRED EDINBURGH: MY INTERVIEW WITH ELLIOT REEVES

      Earlier this month I was very grateful to spend time with Elliot Reeves and be interviewed for his website Inspired Edinburgh. “Inspired Edinburgh is a media company Founded by Elliot Reeves. It is centred around an interview