Is there such a thing as a cute insect? Well, yes, there most definitely is because I saw one last week – a bee-fly; a little rotund ‘furry’ beast with an impossibly long proboscis.
Many years ago I went on a guided cycling trip in the French Alps. It was my first time cycling abroad, and I loved every minute of it.
Duke’s Pass, Aberfoyle, Stirling.
Richard Rooney is The Courier’s online editor and commutes to work by bike every day. Here’s how he got on trying switching to an e-bike.
Basking seals, a medieval abbey, wartime fortifications and epic views of the Forth Bridges. Gayle boards Maid of the Forth for a boat trip to Inchcolm Island
Endurance riding events – long-distance competitions against the clock which challenge both horse and rider – are run across the UK. Gayle Ritchie meets those taking part in one round Tentsmuir Forest
Cast upon the air like a fluttering piece of orange and white confetti, the little butterfly danced and birled above the grass and wildflowers of this Fife cliff top.
Glen Lochsie, Spittal of Glenshee, Perth & Kinross.
I’m always amazed at the range of emotions I go through when I’m riding my bike. This was amply demonstrated last week when I got an opportunity to cycle on Mont Ventoux – Le Géant de Provence. At an altitude of 1909 metres this mountain towers above everything else around it.
Kilgour and Arraty Craigs, Falkland, Fife