Cotswold Ultra Challenge, 50km (31miles)

The day arrived. Overcast, fresh wind. Promise of rain ahead. In front of us 50km raising fund for the wonderful I AM ME, The positive mental health app, created by young people, for young people. Designed to educate, enable and empower. (there is still time to donate by clicking here!). 6am start from Wotton-Under-Edge. It… Continue reading Cotswold Ultra Challenge, 50km (31miles)

Postcards from Scotland – 6 (Fairy Pools and Coire na Creiche, 8.2km)

There is something bitter sweet about the last day of a holiday. Excitement about going back home, I missed the boys (and the dogs..), mixed with the sadness to leave such a beautiful place and more adventures. There's so much more of Skye to see and experience. So many paths to walk, so many waves… Continue reading Postcards from Scotland – 6 (Fairy Pools and Coire na Creiche, 8.2km)

Postcards from Scotland – 5 (Coral Beach, 4.5km)

Another sunny start. There is something about opening the curtains and seeing the sun shining over the water and mountains smiling at the horizon that fills your spirit. ... this is Gus, the skipper that took us to and from Ornsay whenever we asked him to... ... 'mainland Skye'... The plan for today was to… Continue reading Postcards from Scotland – 5 (Coral Beach, 4.5km)

Postcards from Scotland – 4 – (Point of Sleat, 7.5km)

A quiet morning on 'our' island. ...inside a tidal pool... .... cold... After lunch I attempted a walk to the Point of Sleat lighthouse. But 4/5 of the way there I had to turn back because the wind was so strong I could barely stand. I was on my own and no other idiot was… Continue reading Postcards from Scotland – 4 – (Point of Sleat, 7.5km)

Postcards from Scotland – 3 (The Old Man of Storr, 3.5km)

A ray of sun pierced through the shutters and invited me out of bed early morning. It was like stepping into a different world. Mountains, coastlines that had been hidden from us the day before, suddenly emerge as if by magic. Grown overnight out of thin air. I knew from the forecast the sun wasn't… Continue reading Postcards from Scotland – 3 (The Old Man of Storr, 3.5km)