DISABILITY AWARENESS: A REVIEW OF NUFFIELD SPORTS FACILITY IN EDINBURGH

Health and Fitness I thought I would review a sports facility I use in Edinburgh  to look at Disability Awareness. For many years people have thought about Disability Awareness as fitting ramps and accessible toilets. However, Disability Awareness is much

RUCKSACK AT THE BUDGET END OF THE MARKET

I have to Confess, I live on a budget at the moment and I don’t have money to burn on expensive kit, however this doesn’t stop me from enjoying and taking part in the outdoors. I thought I would write

INCLUSIVE WALK IN THE PENTLAND HILLS

Beyond Boundaries East Lothian, or BBEL, is an organisation that helps to provide access to the outdoors and outdoor sport to disabled people. Founded in East Lothian about six years ago, BBEL has over 50 members but in the last

REVIEWING THE LUMOS NEW GENERATION CYCLE HELMET, IDEAL FOR THE URBAN CYCLIST.

First Impressions I was quite excited when I took my new Lumos helmet out of the box and with good reason too. The first thing that struck me is it felt like a real solid piece of kit, very well

A SHORT WINTER WALK IN THE PENTLAND HILLS

The Pentland Hills lie just past the city boundary on the south side of Edinburgh and are a popular place for people of the city to walk, get fresh air, and enjoy some time out of town at the weekends.

JUST GET YOUR SHOES ON, THE JOYS OF CYCLING IN WINTER

A long time ago, around this time of year, I remember chatting to a friend over coffee about our cycling and saying how difficult it was to get out in the winter. The days were grey and overcast, leaves on

EDINBURGH BICYCLE CO-OPERATIVE, AN EXAMPLE OF GREAT DISABILITY AWARENESS

I wanted to start my reviews on a positive note because I think it is very important to show appreciation to organisations especially when it’s absolutely deserved. It is so easy to grumble, criticise and highlight where people fall short,

VISIT TO ABERLADY BAY, A HAVEN FOR BIRDS AND A COASTAL GEM

Nestled on the East Lothian coast, Aberlady Bay is a wonderful nature reserve with a staggering amount of bird life on it, and somewhere that plays host every year to tens of thousands of geese every Autumn. Aberlady Nature Reserve

8 THINGS I LEARNED FROM MY CYCLE ROUND THE OUTER HEBRIDES

If you have been to my blog before you will know that I have recently cycled the Outer Hebrides and that this has been a big achievement for me as well as a lot of challenge and fun. I thought

DISABLED PEOPLE IN EAST LOTHIAN PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF SPORT

For a group of disabled people in East Lothain, any form or disability or impairment presents no barrier to enjoying outdoor activity and sport. Beyond Boundaries East Lothian, or BBEL, provides disabled people with the opportunity to experience and participate in outdoor sports