My wife rolled her eyes when I told her I was heading out to look for sticky catchfly, but then again, what did she expect being married to the nature equivalent of a train spotter?
Isle of May, Anstruther, Fife.
As you ascend a mountain the air becomes less compressed and thinner, making it harder to breathe. At 5,359 metres above sea level the air pressure is 50% less than at sea level, which makes breathing even more difficult – not exactly prime conditions for cycling uphill.
An octogenatrian army veteran who has battled prostate cancer and is recovering from heart surgery is the oldest person tackling today’s gruelling Cateran Yomp.
In previous years, the weather for the annual Cateran Yomp weekend has proved challenging, with participants battling muddy paths and torrential rain.
For most people, a trip from Dundee to Perth takes about 20 minutes along the A90. But this summer you can experience the journey in a completely different way.
Whether you’re a “walkie-talkie”, a "junner" or a marathon runner, St Andrews Adventure Running Team supports members in achieving goals, however big or small, as Gayle discovers...
Broad Cairn, Glen Clova, Angus
Oh, what wonderful names – early thorn, nut-tree tussock, flame carpet and scalloped hazel, it is almost as if a poet had conjured their creation.
I recently watched a video by world-renowned portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz who famously photographed John Lennon on the day he was assassinated. She was talking about her work and one thing she said really struck me: “I’m not a technical photographer... If that’s what you’re thinking about then you’re not taking photographs”.