Adventures R Us

When I asked my 10-year-old and my 8-year-old, separately, what they think we are like as a family, they both said with a smile, ‘We often go for walks.’ In their view, going outside is who we are as a family. Here are five reasons this outdoorsy lifestyle is so important to us. Time well spent… More Adventures R Us

Women and Walking

Women excel at building relationships, at looking after others and at talking, among many other things of course. We know that looking after ourselves is important but somehow making the time for pampering, for exercise, for doing what lights us up and nourishes us just doesn’t happen. There is always so much to be done… More Women and Walking

Move to Live

We live in a time where our lifestyle has become very sedentary, a term often associated with older people and couch potatoes. However, even those of us who are considered fit and active, hardly move at all and I mean in all the ways a human body is capable. Furniture and technology keeps us still… More Move to Live

A Walking Adventure

Going on an adventure doesn’t have to begin when you step in to a jungle or climb up a mountain. An adventure can start at home, from the moment you step outside your front door. As Bilbo Baggins once said, “It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and… More A Walking Adventure

How a Free Weekend Changed My Life

In 2014 I had a weekend to myself. Instead of going to a spa, I went to a hiking shop, bought a pair of boots, some waterproof clothes and a map, then headed off for the North Yorkshire coast. Even though there were amber warnings for gale force winds and rain, I decided to walk… More How a Free Weekend Changed My Life