Alastair Fairfull

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Bike touring Scotland, on road and off

Ask most seasoned cyclists for the attributes of ideal touring country and they will probably tell you quiet roads, plenty of places to camp, spectacular natural scenery and – if your legs are up to it -- a few challenging hills. Add whisky distilleries, the odd ancient castle and some of the …




4 Things That Are Totally Worth The Wait

<i>By Sam Ferrigno for</i><p>Happiness comes to those who wait. These four things are worth delaying that sought-after crave for instant gratification.<p><b>1. Success</b><p>When I was a kid, I thought I’d be famous by now. Doing what, I’m not sure, but fame would be mine and glory would meet me on the …

Brian O’Driscoll signs up for an extra year with Leinster and Ireland


British and Irish Lions 2013: Sam Warburton expects fight for his place despite being named captain

Sam Warburton has revealed that he expects to have to fight for his place in the British and Irish Lions Test side despite being named captain for the tour of Australia.<p>On previous <b>Lions</b> tours the captain has been guaranteed a place in the starting XV for the Test series, but the <b>Wales</b> flanker …

Android to get built-in Bluetooth Smart Ready support this year

As powerful as Android can be, Bluetooth is one of its glaring weaknesses: the absence of a default Bluetooth framework has led to inconsistent implementations from both device builders and app developers. Google is at last covering that gaping hole, however. As hinted earlier today, it's …