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2018: A year of adventures

The last week of 2018 saw me with a nasty bout of flu - and bizarrely, the start of 2018 had been exactly the same. These two periods of ill health made me wonder if it had really been an 'annus horribilis' or whether there were actually some incredible adventures which were just being forgotten. … Continue reading 2018: A year of adventures

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Exploring with curiosity

Let your curiosity run wild – go explore

Working as a freelancer, it's easy to fall into the trap of sitting at the computer all day with a head full of writing, marketing and business planning. I've been known to get so engrossed in my work that come the end of the day, I've not been out of the front door or spoken … Continue reading Let your curiosity run wild – go explore

Hamsterley Beast, enjoying the challenge without crossing the start line

This weekend saw the 3rd year of the fearsome sounding Hamsterley Beast mountain biking event. When Mr Outdoor-Girl first pressed send on his entry form months ago, I added the date in my diary to go along as his most enthusiastic supporter. The immediate question springing to your minds might be why on earth I was planning … Continue reading Hamsterley Beast, enjoying the challenge without crossing the start line