â€œTwo couples have had their honeymoons during the Challenge week, and romances have blossomed between runners who have met hereâ€ -Â Lily Dyu on the Cape Wrath Challenge
â€œWith a slosh of water there he was, swimming quickly towards me with a crab in his jawsâ€ -Â Jim Manthorpe on otter-watching
â€œOnce aboard, the massive structure of the pier loomed over us, somewhat malevolentlyâ€ -Â Gordon MacMillan on his familyâ€™s first sailing holiday
â€œFollowing a successful hunt a group breaching may be seen, the mighty beasts rising three metres into the airâ€ -Â Ian Hay on dolphins off the Aberdeenshire coast
â€œThere are so many long, interesting lochs and magnificent hills in Assynt that devising paddle/walk adventures is easyâ€ -Â Calum Rogerson picks hills to approach by paddle power
As always we’d like to extend our gratitude to everyone who’s had a hand in making this issue – the writers, photographers, those who’ve inspired us with their ideas and those who have taken the time to answer our questions (even the daft ones). We couldn’t do it without you.