Cycling is an activity that requires lots of good fuel to keep our bodies functioning over long rides. Although the term ‘bonk’ may induce sniggers among many, for cyclists and other endurance athletes bonking can be quite a serious situation and is the term used to describe the point where you have exhausted your body’s glycogen stores and becoming hypoglycaemic.
I’ve always had a soft spot for the Jigger Inn. Its beer garden has one of the finest positions in the world, literally a golf ball’s throw from the fairway of the famous Road Hole. To sit there on a sunny afternoon with a drink in hand is the stuff of life before kids, of a simpler time when beer gardens were what weekends were made for.
It’s just two more sleeps until mischievous characters line the streets as Oor Wullie’s BIG Bucket Trail (OWBBT) kicks off in Dundee and across Scotland.
James Oswald combines being a farmer with writing best sellers, discovers Caroline Lindsay
More than 40 years after he last played in a band, Terry Wood is back on stage and, discovers Caroline Lindsay, he’s loving it
Chef Praveen Kumar, owner of Tabla Restaurant and Indian Cook School, may be based in Perthshire but, as he tells Caroline Lindsay, his food uses spices grown at his family home in rural India.
Caroline Lindsay heads to Edinburgh to preview a very special exhibition – the wedding outfits worn by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex