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 -Β 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

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