I’m Sheila Reynolds. My husband, Scott, and I are expats from the U.S.
Some of you may know our youngest daughter, Charlotte, who introduced us
to orienteering through MAROC’s Active Aberdeenshire After-School
Orienteering programme. This is our second stint in Scotland, and
although we are expats, we live here because Scotland is the home of our
hearts, and are thankful every day to be able to live in such an amazing
My background is in the oil industry and technical writing, but it’s been
a while since I’ve done either, so I do hope that everyone will bear with
me as I take on the editing of SCORE.
I was born and raised in Alaska, so am no stranger to the outdoors or to
forests, but am new to the world of orienteering. While Scott has moved
from walking through white courses with Charlotte to running in races
himself, I don’t see that in my future, as I am perfectly content to cheer
them on and volunteer where I’m needed.
We are, as a family, passionate about orienteering as the newly-converted
tend to be, and are very much enjoying meeting new people and exploring
areas of Scotland through this new-found – to us – sport. We’ve all very
much appreciated the kindness and support of the orienteering community as
Scott and Charlotte have begun their orienteering journey with MAROC, and
volunteering to edit SCORE will be my attempt to pay that kindness and