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Posts from ‘May, 2010’

FOUR SEASONS: THE SECRET WORLD CHAMP

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 29 May 2010 RECOGNISE the chap pictured below? No, not me, the one in the shades*. Unless you’re a mountain bike fan you probably won’t know him from Adam, but by rights that grinning phizog should be as well kent as … well … if not David Beckham’s then at least […]

FOUR SEASONS: LIFE LESSONS FROM AN INSPIRING TEACHER

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 22 May 2010 OF ALL the parties taking place in Scotland next weekend, the biggest and best will be held in… you’ll never guess, so I might as well tell you… Tarbert in Argyll, when the crews of more than 200 sailing boats will converge on the otherwise tranquil coastal town […]

FOUR SEASONS: SKIING IN SHORTS

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 17 May 2010 THE art of persuasion has never been one of my strong suits but a few years ago, acting recklessly against type, I managed to convince a former editor of this newspaper that we should carry a surf and ski forecast on the weather page of our Saturday edition. […]

FOUR SEASONS: CONFESSIONS OF A SURF ADDICT

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 8 May 2010 IS IT POSSIBLE to be addicted to surfing? I mean actually, physically, clinically addicted? It sounds like a silly question – flippant, almost, considering how many people are hooked on much more serious things like drugs and booze and internet shopping – but an article in this month’s […]

FOUR SEASONS: SCOTTISH SURFING COMES OF AGE

Published: The Scotsman (TSMag) 1 May 2010 IT’S 8am on the penultimate day of the O’Neill Coldwater Classic, the international surfing circus that visits Thurso every spring, and local surfer Chris Noble is sitting in his van at the contest site at Thurso East, expertly demolishing a bacon and egg roll and dreaming big dreams […]