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

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

Sustainable Cossie

Fact of the week - fashion is the second largest industrial polluter...only to be beaten to the top spot by oil. AHHH that is horrible isn't it? And it's our greedy, materialistic mindset that has made this happen. Last week I watched the BBC documentary 'Fashion's Dirty Secret' with my mouth wide open, totally gobsmacked as … Continue reading Sustainable Cossie

Trespass #DoSomethingWild

Have you ever dreamed of visiting the Northern Lights? Well, thanks to Trespass you have the chance to WIN an all-expenses-paid trip for two people to the Northern Lights in 2019 - yep, that includes travel, accommodation, food, expenses - everything! One lucky winner will take an equally lucky friend or family member on an … Continue reading Trespass #DoSomethingWild

Anatom Q2 Ultralight Hiking Boots

Forecast said blue sky, light cloud cover. What did I get? Zero visibility and unforgiving rain. Standard. But, on the bright side I took my new boots for a spin and tested their maximum waterproof-ness and durability in dreich conditions. I haven't had a new set of boots for 7 years - my old kicks … Continue reading Anatom Q2 Ultralight Hiking Boots

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