“Live life, don’t just exist”

Brecon Beacons | Trail magazine

First question: why do you go to the mountains? I’m not sure about you, but they put me in my place. They’re pure escapism from daily life. Be it silence or howling wind and driving rain, they are raw, wild and pure, which allows me to experience being thankful and alive…

Malham Cove & Goredale Scar | Country Walking magazine

Have you ever loved somewhere so much that you just upped sticks and moved there? I don’t think that’s what Country Walking had in mind when they asked me to head up to the Yorkshire Dales for them, but that’s what happened. I lost a little bit of my heart to…

Arran adventures: the standing stones of Machrie

So you’ve come to Scotland, got the ferry over to the Isle of Arran and the weather is being – well, Scottish… It’s raining and blowing an absolute gale. So, what do you do on this tiny little island where all activities are outdoors? Well here’s an option – it’s…

My plastic free favourites so far

Well lovely readers, we are ten – nearly eleven whole months into our plastic free challenge and it’s been quite the journey. There’s been triumphs but there’s also been struggles to figure out how this no plastic lifestyle thing works. So I thought that I would share some of my…

Review: Packing cubes by Trakke

I’d love to know how packing cubes came to be but whoever created them, I’d like to thank you for revolutionising my packing. Since discovering how much more organised traveling is by using cubes, I’ve not been anywhere without them. I googled so many cubes before I went to Australia…