My jacket is made from Ventile

Ever heard of the high performance fabric, Ventile? I hadn't until recently and there were a few reasons why it caught my eye. Ventile claims to be 'the world’s most effective, natural, all-weather cotton textile' and most importantly the cotton used in the fabric is grown sustainably. Although it's new to me, Ventile has quite … Continue reading My jacket is made from Ventile

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

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

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

Fancy Pants Adventure Weekend / Taymouth Marina

Our stay at Taymouth Marina was gifted in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own. It's not often we get a holiday with a minimal itinerary, but this weekend Callum and I have totally embraced down time. We spent two nights at Taymouth Marina and it was the perfect place to chill out … Continue reading Fancy Pants Adventure Weekend / Taymouth Marina

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