Brave, hardy and dedicated, they give up their time to volunteer with Scottish Mountain Rescue. Gayle Ritchie joins teams on an avalanche rescue training weekend in Glenshee
Want the birds to flock to your garden? Gayle joins a willow weaving workshop and makes a feeder that’s popular with all sorts of species
Bali’s highest volcano has been teetering on the brink of a major eruption for months. With plans to celebrate her birthday in the Indonesian paradise, Gayle Ritchie risked a trip there - and was very glad she did…
Ospreys, beavers, red squirrels...and volunteers hard at work. Gayle spends a morning at Loch of the Lowes wildlife reserve
Scotland from the Sky, a new three-part BBC TV series presented by James Crawford, explores the country from the air. It opens up many secrets and surprises, as Gayle Ritchie discovers.
Love them or hate them, sharks are an incredible species. Gayle Ritchie meets a man on a mission to conserve them
Want to be comfortable, confident and safe in the saddle? The best thing you can do is join a bikeability session, as Gayle discovers
The Inspiration Orchestra is a project aimed at enabling disabled people to play beautiful music, as Gayle finds out
Robin McKelvie enjoys a trip to the stunning city of Paris
Every school in Dundee is to receive a “baby” penguin sculpture and an accompanying education pack as part of the Maggie’s Penguin Parade project.