Scotland - Fort William

It’s good to talk about mental health

This week is Mental Health Awareness week, with this year's focus being on stress. We often struggle to talk about mental health here in the western world. So much of our lifestyles are about achievement, wealth, the latest tech, showing others how well we are doing. In reality, our super connected lifestyle is often contributing … Continue reading It’s good to talk about mental health

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Outdoor-Girl has won a Liebster Award

Back in late December 2017, the Outdoor-Girl site was nominated for a Liebster Award. If you're wondering when the fanfare, streamers and bubbly were flowing, let me reassure you that you didn't miss out on the celebrations. In my defence, Christmas and then flu got in the way, so I missed the blog post announcing my … Continue reading Outdoor-Girl has won a Liebster Award

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