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 Steve Duncan

Steve loves Scotland's great outdoors and is a keen hill walker and mountain biker and also enjoys an occasional dram of Speyside or Islay single malt.

 Latest Posts

13 Virtual Events in Scotland’s Summer Garden Festival

‘Summer breeze, makes me feel fine, blowing through the jasmine in my mind (…)’. The lyrics from this popular 1972...

Take a virtual tour of Scotland’s historic sites

Scotland is well known as an ancient land with a fascinating history. What you might not know though, is how far...

6 Scottish mountain biking events you won’t want to miss

*Please note that due to the current COVID-19 advice, any large events are subject to cancellation. If you are planning...

7 cycling events in Scotland you won’t want to miss

*Please note that due to the current COVID-19 advice, any large events are subject to cancellation. If you are planning...

From our home to yours – see Scotland virtually

Although it’s not possible to come to Scotland at the moment, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, you can still see...

We’re choc-a-block with Scottish chocolate

It’s fair to say, as a nation, us Scots like our sweet treats. Sugary tablet and sweet, buttery shortbread are firm favourites. Irn Bru remains...

Anchor’s Aweigh – See Scotland’s Coasts and Waters Virtually

We’re just going to come out and say it: Scotland is one of the best places on the planet for...

The Scottish Snowdrop Festival 2020: snowdrops take a star turn

The emergence of dainty white flowers, as they doggedly push through February’s snow is a welcome and delightful sign for...

Raise a glass at a Scottish Whisky Festival in 2020

We love a good whisky festival here in Scotland. It’s no wonder – after all, the term ‘whisky’ comes from...

BBC Winterwatch: Winter Adventures

‘Summertime, and the livin’ is easy (…)’; so the song goes. But when the daylight hours shorten, the temperatures drop...

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