Irish Staycation 2020

An Irish holiday with a difference! There was not one tour bus to hold us up and, if you want a pint of Guinness in Ireland, you have to have a meal with it! It felt like we were discovering it for the first time.

What’s going on at Walk It Off NI?

During the Walk It Off NI experiences, we walk! Distances vary but 5k is the popular distance, we walk a circular route, which is paused for a lovely local lunch, relax and a bit of a chat with an extraordinary local in an extraordinary place.

#Summer season of #Colour

Summer is the season of #colour. Experience it slowly, experience it #walking, truly breathe it in.

Why #Walk? Why #Move?

You know it’s a problem when Edinburgh University is looking for students for a masters degree studying the physical inactivity ‘pandemic’. We are spending more and more time ‘at work’ and ‘connected’ to our digital devices. Our view of physical activity is tied to its ease to measure and promote e.g. how much we’ve burned,…

Visiting the Aargh ory

On the plus side, I laughed so hard that my sides ached, tears streaked my cheeks, and I was completely powerless to retaliate

Weird plants and hangovers 

A week of decision-making and holiday plans. (House extension in process-chaos reigns supreme!). Sunday morning I walked it off  at Minnowburn and was rewarded with an elegantly feathered heron, marching along the river bed in time with my steps.  They are such leggy birds and so reminiscent of Chinoiserie and Japanese art, it is…