Eyemouth Rib Trip

Flowers? Tick, Cards? Tick. Dinner via fast moving, exhilarating RIB? Unlikely. Or so I thought, even as we reached the harbour’s edge on the day of my birthday this year. As surprises go, this probably turned out to be one of the best, although I was seriously re-thinking my outfit choice “for … [Read more...]

Seafari Adventures, Oban

A short distance from Oban, crossing the Bridge over the Atlantic to the western isle of Seil, Seafari Adventures has one of the most stunning locations in Scotland and is ideally placed to explore the varied sea and island wildlife off the beautifully remote Firth of Lorne Conservation … [Read more...]

Crinan Classic Boat Festival, Crinan

Void of any sailing experience bar a half-hearted couple of weeks’ attendance at a University sailing club, the requirement, last minute, for me to step into the breach at the esteemed Crinan Classic Boat Festival – Ladies Race, was one, thankfully, I had little chance to ponder. The friendly, … [Read more...]

St. Abbs Head Nature Reserve

A picture of dramatic coastline scenery is exactly what you enter, when visiting St. Abbs Head. The craggy, sheer cliffs rise from the North Sea and offer a home to nesting seabirds; populations of kittiwakes, guillemots, fulmars, razorbills and comical puffins, claim their precarious place amongst … [Read more...]