The A-Z of Me

My wardrobe mainly consists of outdoors kit, all with its own job to do – keep me warm, keep me dry, help me stay on my feet. Most of it is brightly coloured or patterned….

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Glenesk Wildlife Tour

This time last year the Dude and I took a trip out to Glen Esk for a day of walking and photography. The air was crisp, the sky was a blanket of grey, the ferns…

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When life gives you lemons

This post is a bit off the cuff and from the heart. I recently received a message from one of my friends, we have known each other since first school, and though when life gets…

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A trip to Braemar

What an amazing run of gorgeous sunny weather we’ve had here in Scotland over the last few months, I mean seriously good weather! Made me slightly annoyed with myself for going back to my summer…

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A day out in Kenmore

One of the things about travelling around Scotland is that around each and every corner, under every stone there is even more history, a spectacular view or locals with tale to tell. Sometimes we can…

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Off-setting my carbon footprint

For many years now, through my photography business I have been gifting to my wedding clients a tree. Not as random as you might think. Weddings tot up a lot of miles –  I have…

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Catchpenny Safari Lodges

One of the things I love about living in Scotland is that you don’t have to travel far to feel like you are a million miles from home. For us, living less than an hours…

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Wild Garlic Pesto Recipe

Something a little bit different from me today. Inspired by the long awaited warmth of the spring sunshine I have been out foraging. There is something quite satisfying about getting something for free especially if…

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