Outdoors/Leisure

  • 26 July 2014

    IT'S not every motorcyclist who gets to go for a drink with Professor Stephen Hawking, the theoretical physicist and director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, but that's where Mark Bowers found himself on his trip round the British Isles.

  • 26 July 2014

    For many, German wines conjure up 1970s stereotypes of mass-produced liebfraumilchs that have long been considered as sophisticated as a visit to Burger King.

  • 24 July 2014

    Glasgow Green Live Zone

  • 20 July 2014

    THE value of much you take for granted or overlook can be driven home in the unlikeliest of circumstances, in this case a week among strangers on a converted rescue ship ploughing the seas around the Inner and Outer Hebrides.

  • 12 July 2014

    The sun's as hot, the sea's the same cool, translucent blue, and the general atmosphere is still...well...why rush? But this isn't the Greece that so many of us know and love.

  • 12 July 2014

    The sight that greeted the men of the 29th US Infantry Division five days after they left Cornwall, on June 6, 1944, is powerfully recalled in the words of combat medic Marion C Gray:

  • 12 July 2014

    It sounds simple enough: