Crashing, unfortunately, is part of cycling. Generally they are innocuous and the pain they cause is more likely to be wounded pride rather than actual physical harm.
Stage 17 of the 2017 Tour de France on Wednesday July 19 will take the riders on an epic 183km journey from La Mure to Serre-Chevalier. It is the first of two big Alpine stages in this year’s race (the other is the following day with the stage from Briançon to the Col d’Izoard) and will shake up the general classification as riders head over the giants of the Croix de Fer and the Col du Galibier.
These days it seems that life is just a little more hectic; we’re all working harder and stressing more, says Graeme Pallister, chef patron of 63 Tay Street in Perth.
When Michelle Maddox’s son Jacob, who has autism and ADHD, was desperate to have a stall at his school fete, he asked his mum if she would make something for him to sell.
ILLUSTRATED IS a tiny scrap of paper worth its weight in rhodium, never mind gold.
Ahead of the release of his latest book Daniel Defoe’s Railway Journey: A Surreal Odyssey Through Modern Britain, author Stuart Campbell talks about his peculiar travel log, his thoughts on literature and his work as a mental health trainer.
An analysis of global lottery draws from the past 12 months has discovered the numbers that are most frequently drawn and conversely those that are deemed the ‘unluckiest’.
Puffin season has begun at the Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick. Visitors to the 5-star Centre have the opportunity to control the interactive cameras to zoom in on the live puffin action on the islands of Craigleith, Fidra and the Isle of May National Nature Reserve. It’s also possible to see the amazing ‘clowns of the sea’ with a range of boat trips that take in the local islands.
Like every other teenage girl in the early 1970s, a young West Lothian lass called Susan Boyle enjoyed nothing more than putting her Donny Osmond records on repeat, and singing and dancing with a hairbrush in front of the mirror.
Next time you’re getting dressed, spare a thought for Niamh Leighton – the champion Irish dancer has to grapple with fake tan, wigs and sock glue every time she prepares for a show.