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Posts from ‘October, 2008’

Coll & Tiree: Set Fare

Published: The Scotsman (TSMAG) 25 Oct 2008 Set fare Dramatic cuts to ferry prices make Coll and Tiree more accessible than ever IT TAKES place in one of the most remote corners in the British Isles, typically in front of just a few dozen spectators, but the Tiree Wave Classic, which was held earlier this […]

Sports News: Windsurfing in Tiree

Published: The Scotsman (Main Section) 13 Oct 2008 This Sporting Life: Windsurfers blown away as the weather gods smile down on Tiree PUTTING on a windsurfing competition can be a knuckle-chewingly frustrating task, and nobody understands that better than Andy Groom, director of the Tiree Wave Classic. Two years ago, the event’s painstakingly planned 20th […]

Ascent of Man: Interview with Sir Chris Bonington

Published The Scotsman (TSMAG) 11 Oct 2008 SINCE ITS INCEPTION IN 2003, the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival has attracted an impressive array of guest speakers, from Andy Cave to Doug Scott to Simon Yates. But mountaineers don’t come much more famous than this year’s star, Sir Chris Bonington CBE, conqueror of the south-west face of […]