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BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR

“Let’s go and find some snow!”

You’d be forgiven for thinking those words were spoken by a young child, giddy with excitement at the prospect of making snowmen or hurtling down a hill on a home-made sledge

HI HO SYLVIE!

In my late teens I bought a moped. We were a family without a car so the exhilaration of driving off that first evening minus map, helmet or plans, was an unforgettable thrill. I drove randomly with no concept of direction or distance. Time meant nothing until I faced a sign indicating that Dumfries was a mere ten miles away. Oops.

Hi Ho Sylvie!

Sheila A. Grant. August, when the first glimpse of lilac heather darkens to carpets of purple, is a perfect time to visit the Highlands of Scotland. But don’t forget your midge net.Leaving the bustling town of Aviemore and the impressive Cairngorms, snow still clinging to the depths of the corries, our first destination is Huntly….

Hi Ho Sylvie!

I may have been overconfident booking Garlieston Campsite, but I had no qualms driving through familiar South Ayrshire.

I am a summer gal

I’ll tell you what ladies and gents, I am in my element. As you probably know, the ‘annual two-week heatwave’ came and went like a fart in the wind. But my goodness, wasn’t it glorious?

Global Surveyor

Cruises with a difference

MY TOP HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS FOR FAMILIES

Choosing the perfect family holiday can seem a daunting task, especially if your budget is tighter this year.

The Colour Purple

I have owned a British passport for pretty much 50 years of my life. Apparently, it’s burgundy but I’ve always thought of it as purple.

a Close Encounter

The Story of My Camping Trip to The Highlands

Meeting Ailsa

by Gill Sherry After 20 years of admiring her from afar, I finally set foot on the iconic Ailsa Craig. Sitting 16 kilometres from the mainland in the outer Firth of Clyde, the dome-shaped rock is as synonymous with Ayrshire as Rabbie Burns himself. Instantly recognisable, the uninhabited island adds drama to an already breath-taking…

ARENA HR

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