We went ice skating!

This week, I took my Rangers ice skating. It’s one of the things Girlguiding should be about – oh, not necessarily taking them ice skating, but doing fun things, having new opportunities and trying new activities. We spend far too much time in the meeting room where the girls are more interested in Snapchatting each… More We went ice skating!

Scrapbooking on the road

I spent a couple of months earlier in the year unemployed and during that time, I got a bit into scrapbooking. I’d owned a scrapbook for at least five years and finally, I not only filled it, I had to order two sets of additional page protectors. I also discovered “scrapbooking on the road”. It’s… More Scrapbooking on the road

Rauðfeldar: one of Iceland’s better-kept secrets

Snæfellsnes, a peninsula sticking out of Iceland’s west coast, is well worth a visit, and indeed a blog post and I’ll write one at some point. It’s an escape from the often-frenetic pace of activities in Iceland, where you rush or are rushed from Blue Lagoon to Golden Circle to horse-riding to glaciers to scurries… More Rauðfeldar: one of Iceland’s better-kept secrets

Climbing: a few months on

Back in October, I did an Adult Beginner Climbing course at my local climbing wall, during which, to be honest, I didn’t learn much that I hadn’t picked up through more than a decade of caving and taking Brownies, Guides and Rangers on adventure trips. What I did get out of it was a climbing… More Climbing: a few months on