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

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

Winter Wild Camp

Frozen ground. Long dark nights. Minus temperatures. There are many reasons why most of us pack away the tent come winter. But what about the positives; no midges, more cups of tea and 17 hours of darkness for a lie in! In all seriousness, there is something magical about sleeping outside in winter – the … Continue reading Winter Wild Camp

SKIING AUSTRIA / Tiso Review

Six countries, fifty-four hours of driving and many frankfurters later - we are all home after an incredible two weeks. In August this year my Dad proposed the idea of a skiing road trip for the Christmas holidays, inviting all the 'kids' (of whom I am the youngest) plus partners, friends... whoever fancied it. And … Continue reading SKIING AUSTRIA / Tiso Review

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

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

Q&A with Ethical Clothing Brand OTSO

This week I have teamed up with UK based clothing brand Otso to get to know them a little better. I had the pleasure of trying out a few pieces and also had a chat with Simon (founder) about Otso and the brands ethical qualities. Simon also had a few questions for me - so … Continue reading Q&A with Ethical Clothing Brand OTSO