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

My First Week on Skins // Sponsored by Freezepro

To kick this one off, I want to say a huge thanks to Freezepro in Edinburgh for sorting me out with a set of touring boots this season. I’ve been saving pennies for months to buy all the new kit I needed to go touring, and having support from Freezepro really helped me at the … Continue reading My First Week on Skins // Sponsored by Freezepro

The Cateran Yomp / 8 weeks to go

In roughly 8 weeks time (if all goes to plan) I will be taking part in The Cateran Yomp. According to the event website, it is the biggest and toughest long distance walking event of its kind. Yomp is a military term for a long distance march, which links us to why this event takes … Continue reading The Cateran Yomp / 8 weeks to go

Winter Island Hop with Calmac

It’s difficult to sum up why I am so in love with the Hebrides – maybe it’s the deserted white sandy beaches, or the island hospitality – or maybe its just the anticipation of a CalMac breakfast! Whatever it is, it gives me more excitement than any holiday abroad could. Visiting Colonsay in the winter … Continue reading Winter Island Hop with Calmac

Scottish Skiing / Nevis Range

It's beginning to look a lot like winter. Finally! We have had an incredibly slow start to our winter season in Scotland, so we're all relieved to have a nice dump of the white stuff on the mountains this week. I think it's fair to say that Scottish skiing is a labour of love. It … Continue reading Scottish Skiing / Nevis Range