To St Kilda on the Wylde Swan

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to take a trip on a Dutch tall ship, the Wylde Swan. Sailing from Ullapool, we spent four days aboard and visited the Shiant Islands and St Kilda. I couldn't not write about the trip and it has been a great way to look back and … Continue reading To St Kilda on the Wylde Swan

Making the Move to Lightweight Hiking..

In May I completed my second back-to-back, coast-to-coast hike across Scotland, hiking from west to east and covering more than 300km in the process. The Great Outdoors (TGO) Challenge is a unique event that runs every year. This year was its 40th year, and around 350 hikers of all shapes, sizes, ages, and nationalities trudged … Continue reading Making the Move to Lightweight Hiking..


I haven't written a blog post for a while, I've been writing but not putting anything together for an actual post. I miss it but I've found it hard to sit down with enough head space to make any sense. For the last year i’ve been fighting battles. Battles with fitness, weight, the way I … Continue reading Battles