Cycling over Harris from Tarbert to Callanish was just wonderful, the weather was fine, the road was quiet and with a cross-tail wind most of the way cycling was not too difficult.  Although the mountains of Harris were truly spectacular

Spreading The Word That Cycling Is For All Abilities.


I have been lucky enough to get another guest blog post published,  this time on the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op website. I have written a summary of my trip to the Hebridies and a little background about how I got into

Arrival on Harris and the Joy of the rain


By the time I stopped and it had dawned on me that I had probably gone too far and didn’t really know where I was, I was soaked to the skin and really starting to get cold. The rain had

Bad weather on Uist


We had a comfortable night in Mrs McPhee’s house and really good breakfast to start the day. That was the first time for many years I had stayed in a B&B and it’s a strange experience. I found it odd

The first day on my Cycling adventure Barra to South Uist


We had a comfortable enough sleep in the Dunard hostel that night although I was so shattered after the journey to get there I would have slept anywhere. The beds were a bit rickety and the mattress really soft so

My arrival on Barra


I was all packed and ready to go the night before when I received a text message from CalMac to say that the ferry was going to be delayed due to bad weather and that they would message again in

Completed my Hebridean Cycle Ride


Glad to be home after my cycling adventure. Just a short video to say thanks to everyone who supported  me, to Edinburgh Bicycle Coop who sponsor me and  to everyone who took an interest.  Looking forward to sharing my experience on

Preparing for my Hebridean Adventure.


Preparations are well under way for my Hebridean cycle adventure and I’m looking forward to it very much. The ferry is booked and I’m beginning to think about what to take with me. As well as all my cycling gear,

Inspirational post on Berghaus Community Website


I am really delighted to say that I managed to get a blog post onto the Berghaus Community Website. Berghaus very kind let me write a post about my experience of disability and outdoor sport, for which I am very

Camping in The Ettrick Valley


I have just come back from a wonderful weekends camping in Tushielaw which is nestled in the Ettrick Valley. Within an easy 2 hour drive of Edinburgh, Tushielaw is in a really beautiful spot surrounded by the rolling hills of