A warmer swimsuit than usual

It's that time of year again (my favourite time of year), the air temperature has dropped dramatically and the water temperature is falling too. The cold has never stopped me swimming in my cossie, and I try to keep those costume swims going throughout winter (once a week if I can) but it does stop … Continue reading A warmer swimsuit than usual

My jacket is made from Ventile

Ever heard of the high performance fabric, Ventile? I hadn't until recently and there were a few reasons why it caught my eye. Ventile claims to be 'the world’s most effective, natural, all-weather cotton textile' and most importantly the cotton used in the fabric is grown sustainably. Although it's new to me, Ventile has quite … Continue reading My jacket is made from Ventile

Beginners guide to wild swimming

My love for wild swimming first blossomed when I went for a swim in a loch with my mum when I was 17. I remember it being a really tough year, and like any introvert teenager I wasn’t very good at communicating with my mum. She swam outdoors regularly and she asked me to join … Continue reading Beginners guide to wild swimming

TMF10 #WaitingOnASunnyDay

Described as one of the most stunning and remote festival locations in the world, Tiree is my favourite of the Hebridean islands and also home to my favourite event of the year. This year Tiree Music Festival celebrated it's 10th birthday, and it was a weekend I will never forget. The sun was shining from the second … Continue reading TMF10 #WaitingOnASunnyDay

The Cateran Yomp / 36 Miles

It's Monday morning and I am still recovering from Saturday's yomp. But recovering with all the right kinds of aches and pains. We reached our goal of 36 miles (the silver distance) and I couldn't have asked for a better team mate to do it with. My mum and I set off at 7:30am on … Continue reading The Cateran Yomp / 36 Miles

Walker to runner / Great Scottish Run

This post is in partnership with the Great Scottish Run to share my experiences, training and involvement in this years Glasgow event. Running. It's never been my thing. I was alway last at sports day and the one moaning at the back of the pack during cross country. I am healthy and maintain average fitness … Continue reading Walker to runner / Great Scottish Run

Kilpi UK Review / Ski Pants & Jacket

This review is not an advertisement, however Kilpi UK gifted me these items ahead of my ski trip. All opinions are my own. Women's Nalau Hardshell Jacket Reduced £268.82 Thumbs Up Untechnical comment, but I love the colour (stands out really well in photos) Longline cut meant the jacket overlapped my ski pants a considerable amount, giving me … Continue reading Kilpi UK Review / Ski Pants & Jacket