Stove cooking

28 mini adventures you can do in winter

There are lots of things I love about winter: clear sunny days; beautiful light; a cosy pub with an open fire; starry nights; and who can forget our gin palace igloo built in early 2018 when the 'Beast from the East' made itself known. Despite these admittedly fab things to enjoy about winter, I have to … Continue reading 28 mini adventures you can do in winter

Bleaklow

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

Welcome to Berneray

Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – North Uist and Berneray

Days: 5-6 Miles cycled: South Uist, Benbecula and North Uist: 37 miles North Uist (with a short hop onto Berneray): 31 miles Total miles: 119 miles Ever the late risers and slow packers, our fellow travellers at Howmore Hostel were on the road while we were still sorting ourselves out. Having calculated distances, we decided to make … Continue reading Bikepacking in the Outer Hebrides – North Uist and Berneray