It's around this time of year I'm itching to get back on the bike but I'm in need of some motivation from some awesome people who know their stuff! First up is Lucy Life and Bikes who turns out is only up the road from me! (Yay). Chelsea: Hey Lucy - tell me ALL … Continue reading Biking : Interview with Lucy Life & Bikes
With spring truly here the days and lighter evenings are filled with bird song, skipping lambs and a constant fragrance of Daffodils. It sees me 'pottering' in the garden, obsessing over my newly sown seeds and planning projects to improve it and make it more user-friendly. In the beginning... I would have never described myself … Continue reading Garden: Green Fingered – Me?
Today I have completed the last few miles of my walking target for the past month – 85 miles. I feel happy at being able to say I’ve 185 miles under my belt so far this year, a great head start! Currently, I’m curled up in my bath robe with numb fingers after completing a … Continue reading February: Lessons From Walking 85 miles
January can be a challenging month for many. All of that build up over Christmas and New Year, it can leave you feeling rather deflated. I've found it a little hard to get back into work mode this month. I'm still humming Christmas songs and I begged Rik not to put the tree and decorations … Continue reading Lifestyle: #BlueJanuary? My 7 Remedies
Since I'm doing this Walk 1000 miles 2017 challenge with Country Walking magazine, I've had a ton of people say 'Oh I couldn't do that - where do you find the time?!' equally I've had many people say they'd like to join in too which is great! However I've noticed that people seem to be … Continue reading Outdoors: 7 Ways to Walk More in 2017
Warning: Muddy boots throughout! Hiking boots and I don't have the most romantic story. I have difficult feet. I'm flat footed in my left, with one dodgy ankle. Trying to find a good pair of hiking boots which fits my criteria has been a challenge: Exceptional ankle support Not made out of leather or suede … Continue reading Kit Review: Hi Tec Forza Lite Mid Hiking Boot
I had a conversation with my blogger friend the other day about these gift guides for Christmas and to be honest it's not what my blog's about. I see Christmas as a commercial time (more concerned with how much you buy rather than the thought behind it). My mum and nan have always been big … Continue reading Outdoors: Meaningful Christmas Gift Guide
Picture this... a few years ago I went camping on the Welsh coast. The tent was situated on a hill overlooking the sea, it was sunsets and scenic views galore and it sounds perfect right? Well it nearly was except we chose to camp mid winter with a tent designed for the summer and suddenly … Continue reading Adventure: 6 Outdoor Winter Tips for Newbies
I'm certainly making an effort to get outdoors more often - in fact twice a day every day. Over on Instagram, I've been on a 2 week walking challenge - 2.5 miles a day . Yesterday, on the third week, I've upped my limit to 5 miles a day (split in to two walks). The … Continue reading Lifestyle: Hello November – Surprise Me!