At the end of a rollercoaster of a year, I always enjoy looking back before looking forwards. There would be no prizes for guessing what the highlight of my 2019 has been as wild swimming started as a one-off and quickly became a life-changing habit. I’ve swum in all sorts of places with an enormous … More My Year In Pictures – Riding The Waves
Thankfully Miss Lashes and Tech Support met up in Aberdeen the following day to head up to Orkney and my family is together and my heart is full. … More My Week In Pictures -Ups and Downs
After banging on about turning 50 for the last year you’ll be jolly pleased to know that I will bang on no more as it’s finally happened! My banging on about wild swimming, however, will not cease, and I’m not sorry. I managed to milk every ounce out of birthday celebrations and feel thoroughly loved … More My Week In Pictures – 350 In Dog Years!
‘Ah, you’re wearing a tiara’ Said The Mothership approvingly as I went to collect her for an evening out. Well no, it’s just a blingy headband, but I like her style and from now on I’ll call it my tiara and wear it like a boss every time, because ‘you can never be overdressed or overeducated’ (Oscar Wild) … More My Week In Pictures – Lego and Tiaras
I’ve been in Orkney for over 11 years and this week I believe I witnessed the best sunrise ever. It took me ages to reach my swimming destination because I was continually pulling the car over to stop and take another photo which I’m about to spam you with. See for yourself, you can thank … More My Week In Pictures – Sunrise and Sparkle
Swimming in the sea is now as natural to me as walking the dog. I have the occasional day off but I’m soon twitchy to go in again. Strangely, I love swimming in the dark with the pier lights or the moon as a gentle illumination. … More My Week In Pictures – Swimming In The Dark.
It’s been a super exciting week with news I can’t wait to tell you. The book is happening After many years wishing, lots of people asking and a year where I’ve been writing and an increasing desire to get everything that’s in my head finally collated into a book, I have connected with a mentor … More My Week In Pictures – Watch This Space
f someone had told me a year ago I would be spending a Sunday afternoon in November sea swimming in a bright yellow swimsuit I would say they were mad. But it turns out I’m the mad one because I’ve done well over 200 and loved every one of them. Embracing a crazy new challenge was the best thing I ever did … More My Week In Pictures – Find Your Thing And Love It.
My heart really is so full when I look at my children and when I get the chance to be with them. This time next week they will both be gone again but at least Chr***m*s is just around the corner. ❤ … More My Week In Pictures – A Heart Full of Love
Nothing smacks of Monday morning like being woken to the sound of your husband barfing up in the bathroom. Poor Orkney Beef had woken with a sick bug and he didn’t do it quietly. Aren’t I the lucky one? In all honesty, I’ve mentioned before that I have a very debilitating sickness phobia called Emetophobia. … More My Week In Pictures – Surviving, Smiling, Capturing Joy