Category Archives: Disability

EXPLORING COUNTRY SPORT AND THE CHALLENGES OF DISABILITY

Country Sport has been something close to my heart from a very early age. I grew up in a rural environment where I was surrounded by opportunities for fishing and country sport.  After a long break I am now beginning

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 village of Inverie, I went there recently to

MANAGING DISABILITY AND THE PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE SCOTTISH MOUNTAINS

Since I began writing my Disability Travel and Sports Blog over a year ago, my motivation to go out and have fun has gone through the roof. One of the things that has really come back for me, is my

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

MY VIKING STORY: THE ROMANTIC DANUBE FROM BUDAPEST TO NUREMBERG

On a break from my outdoor and adventure life, I have just had the pleasure of sailing the Danube on a luxury cruise. Returning home with my motivation to travel sky high, I decided to write about my trip. From

HILLWALKING, AND SOME OF THE DIFFICULTIES I ENCOUNTER

  Background As you  may know by now, I am very attached to the Scottish Mountains and love walking in them. It does, of course bring its own set of challenges for me. UK Hillwalking magazine kindly agreed to publish

RELAX IN THE PEACE AND TRANQUILITY OF SEADRIFT BED AND BREAKFAST AND EXPLORE SOME OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR SCENERY IN SCOTLAND

Seadrift Bed and Breakfast I have recently returned from a delightful short break on the beautiful shores of Lochalsh. My adventures took me onto Skye where I was walking amongst magnificent mountains. I went there to stay in a Bed

GUEST BLOG: ADVICE ON CAMPING

I was lucky enough to be asked to write another guest post.  I shared in it my experiences of camping with a disabilty and some of the things I have learned.  Here is the Link. http://www.anotsoyoungwomanabroad.com/guestposts/?v=79cba1185463    

REVIEWING A MEMORABLE AND CAPTIVATING DAY AT THE SCOTTISH DEER CENTRE IN FIFE

    Set in fifty five acres of Fife countryside, the Scottish Deer Centre (SDC) near Cupar, is committed to the preservation of deer species and a number of other animals. Providing a natural home to deer, raptors, brown bears,

HILLWALKING IN BEAUTIFUL PERTHSHIRE AND MY MOTIVATION TO CLIMB MOUNTAINS AGAIN

Motivation Since I started this sports and fitness blog last year, I have felt really inspired to start hillwalking again. When I was at university I was very motivated to climb mountains. I was a member of the university hillwalking