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

GoApe Aberfoyle

With a beastly winter coming our way I am starting to cram as many outdoor activities I can into Autumn before we are hit with -temperatures. The last few weeks have been very sea/loch based for me so I was keen to stay on dry land for a few days - and yesterday I took … Continue reading GoApe Aberfoyle

Kit Review – DRYROBE

A Dryrobe has been on my kit wish list for almost a year. I had a shot of my brothers Dryrobe on Christmas day last year and it was incredible. We had been out on the water and in the water all day and I got very very cold. This isn't usual for me, I … Continue reading Kit Review – DRYROBE

Afternoon hike – Ben A’an

A sunny morning in Glasgow - so Adele and I decide to go for a wee jolly up Ben A'an. Reasons being - I've never been up Ben A'an before, it is small enough to do in a short afternoon and Adele told me she'd never climbed a hill before. Say what! I'd heard about … Continue reading Afternoon hike – Ben A’an

KAYAKING & WILD CAMPING IN LOCH KISHORN

It’s happened again – I’m the bearer of bad weather. I arrived in ‘sunny Kishorn’ – a small village in the Scottish Highlands where my mum moved to about two years ago. It’s an incredible place, surrounded by towering mountains, endless horizons, views of Skye – an ideal place for those who love to be … Continue reading KAYAKING & WILD CAMPING IN LOCH KISHORN

TMF more than just a festival

Hands down, Tiree is my favourite of the Hebridean islands and also home to my favourite event of the year. Tiree Music Festival is a haven for Scottish trad music, supporting both new and established bands from all around the country. What's really magical about this festival is the location; Tiree is a paradise of white … Continue reading TMF more than just a festival

Traveling Sardinia

Summer seems to have totally caught up with me this year, I feel like I'm still just getting into the swing of this sunshine and I am NOT ready for it to leave. Last minute frantic planning for our Sardinian adventure comes as no surprise, as most of our trips are spontaneous... or just unorganised. … Continue reading Traveling Sardinia

Trespass goes 2 TRNSMT

Finally, its festival season! And unlike pervious summers in Scotland... for as long as I can remember, festival season is shaping up to be a paradise of sun this year. So to celebrate in the best way possible, Trespass sent me along to TRNSMT fest for the day to try out some new pieces from … Continue reading Trespass goes 2 TRNSMT

Two Bare Feet Review – 12ft SUP

*please note this is not a sponsored post - we bought this larger board for bigger and better adventures Two Bare Feet Sport Air 12'0 x 6" Inflatable SUP It's been almost a year since I first got my SUP board from Two Bare Feet, which is a smaller 10ft board. It is perfect for … Continue reading Two Bare Feet Review – 12ft SUP

Two Bare Feet review – snorkelling kit

Snorkelling is an awesome way to explore the blue shallows - most people have given it a go in warmer waters abroad, but there are some incredible snorkelling spots on our door step if we are willing to face the cold. Kit wise... not much is required and what you do need; doesn't come at … Continue reading Two Bare Feet review – snorkelling kit