Its OK not to be OK

OK, so it is Mental Health Awareness Day and the main thing I need to say is the title of this post. At some point in our lives, most people suffer with some form of mental health issue. Often, sufferers won't want to talk about their problem, or even acknowledge it themselves perhaps. I personally... Continue Reading →

Our TOP 10 rainy day activities

As parents, we've all been there; a rainy afternoon where boredom can easily lead to arguments. The other day was one such occasion, and one little person attempted to clout another little person with the iPad. I am not a believer in being a continuous entertainer; I strongly believe that boredom is actually a very... Continue Reading →

What is home?

Sorry I haven't posted in a few weeks guys, to be completely truthful, I haven't felt like it. We had some fabulous adventures around the Loch Ness area, including staying at a site which was hosting the Scottish Golden Retriever convention, oh my goodness 300+ dogs in one place! But its actually been a bit... Continue Reading →

People are like pebbles

Something ticked off my 'bucket list' this week - paddle boarding at Loch Lomond. It was so much fun even if someone did "accidentally" tip me off several times. After my Dad came to meet us last weekend (thanks for coming Tony, you legend), we drove up through Glen Coe, which is the view above.... Continue Reading →

Seaside sleepovers

This week saw us head to Port Patrick, which was simply beautiful. A quaint little harbour with a perfect little beach, and best of all a free car park right beside it. After spending the entire day swimming, climbing on the rocks and having scooter races (by 7pm we had the car park to ourselves),... Continue Reading →

What is exploring?

We all have an idea of what 'an explorer' is in our heads- mine is a man dressed in khaki , setting sail across a wide sea to find new worlds. But in this modern day where just about everywhere in the world is already known, mapped, recorded, it is hard to imagine how one... Continue Reading →

The Firsts

This was a week of firsts; first time drinking from a freshwater stream, first time camping in the wild, first Scottish thunder storm, first time leaving the flipping washing behind at the previous campsite, and first time getting stuck with our HGV length van+caravan, which meant needing to stop traffic and ask about 6 members... Continue Reading →

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