Journal

Journalling

Do you write in a journal? If so you’re in great company. People as diverse as Kurt Cobain to Leonardo Da Vinci were great keepers of journals. The list goes on, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, George Paton and my personal favourite, Pablo Picasso. Picasso used to…

It’s good people who make good places

Meeting on the bridge at Kinlockleven

I bump, literally, into a lady walking her dog on the bridge at Kinlockleven. “You shouldn’t walk using your phone, you’ll miss the view” she exclaims. I apologise “You’re right, what a beautiful dog” I say. ”yes he’s 18 and I’m 83”. “Wow – what’s your secret” ”I came here…

A passion rekindled

OK  I admit it – I’ve been in a slump lately and I’ve lost a bit of my mojo. It’s not that I’ve fallen out of love with running but more like running has fallen out of love with me and it’s time to do something about it. The reasons…

ADVENTURERS CODE

explore . expand . look . listen . no boundaries . inquisitive . self-determination . push . single-minded . enthuse . overcome . talk/ask . meet/greet . enthuse . will power So what’s the secret to becoming an adventurer? The word ‘Adventurer’ is fast becoming the new buzz word. Every…

My first podcast!

Yes my first podcast! – the other day I got an opportunity to be a guest on the Todd Nevins “Go Hunt Life” podcast. I didn’t know quite what to expect but Todd was so easy going that the whole experience was a blast. It’s amazing to think that he…

Moving Mountains

In the summer of 2016, just after my sixtieth birthday and inspired by one of my heroes, Catalan ultra runner Kilian Jornet, I decided to embark on an odyssey to the Spanish Pyrenees. I resolved to run the length of the Pyrenees from Cap Higuer on the Atlantic coast to Cap…