Travel more, waste less

Travelling is great. Exploring new lands whether faraway or closer to home is such a pleasure for so many people, including myself. For me, travelling is a way to relax, unwind, and answer to nobody except myself and the natural rhythms of time. I love to explore new places and I embrace the feeling of…

Wholly Oneself

For me, one of the biggest paradoxes in life is society’s view of a person that is alone. The person is either viewed with pity and sorrow such as the poor old lady all alone on Christmas day. Conversely it can be seen as a great triumph, such as the stoic man bravely exploring the…

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

I’m currently having a crisis that is a first world problem at it’s very finest. I’m sharing my conundrum with you because I’m curious to know if others ever feel this way.. My current life crisis is exactly this: life’s too easy. Don’t get me wrong, I love my life and I enjoy it. However I…

west highlands way

The West Highlands Way

A more appropriate title would be; how me and my sister managed to spend ten days together in the wilderness and not push each other off a fell. Joking aside, we came close. My wonderful sister Abigail. Older than me by a mere eighteen months. Our similarities begin with us both having brown hair and that is…

Camping and Hiking Food

So the number one question that I have been asked about my hiking trip was: What did you eat? A lot! I ate so much food whilst I was hiking. I was like a hungry hungry hippo. Breakfast; Oats. Either cooked or soaked overnight with lots of dried fruit and nuts mixed in. Lunch /…

Chasing Acorns; The Offa’s Dyke Path

The days were getting longer and alas, spring was (apparently) springing. Which could only mean one thing for me. My Aries feet were getting rather itchy. I needed adventure and challenges to satisfy my soul. I longed to be outdoors in the fresh air and the wild winds. Every year without fail, at springtime I…