I completed my first wild camp in June 2019. Here are some of the lessons I learnt as a rookie wild camper! Continue reading A Rookies Wild Camp
My introduction to hiking maybe differs from some. Most people get into hobbies because of family influence/what you have grown up doing. I wish that was the case for me. I’m not going to hide the fact that I am … Continue reading The black sheep of the family….a hiker against all odds.
To any outdoor enthusiast, the feeling of being ‘caged up’ is a difficult one. But what happens when you feel like your mental health depends on it? I have suffered from depression and anxiety since I can remember; over the last few years’ medication has helped me control a lot of my anxiety, but so has the outdoors! The silence phenomenon I’m not sure if this is the same for all hikers, but all the noise, questioning, billeting that goes on inside your own head falls completely silent when you take that first step. Some people go walking because … Continue reading Caging the ‘uncageable’ – Keeping sane during lockdown