It’s 128 days till I head off on my next big adventure – my second trek in the Everest region of the Himalayas – and I’m counting the days. It was a big decision to make. I remember how difficult the Everest Base Camp Trek was the first time... read more
Last year I trekked in the Himalayas for the first time – in fact it was actually my first trek anywhere. I just happened to jump in at the deep end and do one of the most difficult treks first. I look back now and I remember being up at Gorak Shep, at 5,288... read more
Thanks to Jo at Zigazag I’ve just spent a relaxing and reinvigorating weekend in Bunbury. Jo very kindly offered free tickets to the Geographe Crush, a wine and food festival held near Bunbury, and my name came out of her barrel of entries. Bunbury is an... read more
As you all know by now, I’ heading back to Nepal and the Himalayas next April for another Everest Base Camp Trek. This one’s a bit different to the one I did in 2013, it takes in Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and the crossing of the Cho La and I get to see the amazing... read more
Spring is officially in the air here in Western Australia. With a few minor glitches (today being one of them), the weather the past week has been glorious – warming up but not too hot, the flowers are blooming, the hay fever sufferers are suffering and the... read more
I’m not exactly sure where time disappears to. If anyone can help me out here, please do – is there a securely fastened container somewhere that holds all our time gone by? Once we’ve used up each minute does it slide into an abyss, never to be seen... read more
April is fast approaching! Sorry, I didn’t mean to startle you, yes, we need to get through Christmas and the New Year first, but really, April is only 5 months away!! That’s how long it is to the Wanderlust Women’s Everest trek. I know there are a... read more
I’m a history buff. Take me anywhere and the historical landmarks, the museums and the landscapes where history was made are what draw me. I’ve walked up the ramparts of the Iron Age hill-forts at Hod Hill and Maiden Castle in the south of England,... read more
I’ve just spent two weeks on holiday. Yes, I stayed with my daughter in Melbourne but I still did what we all do on holiday – I spent far too much time eating and drinking and piling on those holiday calories. With my daughter at work and my granddaughter... read more
Today is the International Day of the Girl – a day to celebrate the amazingness of girls everywhere; A day we get to appreciate what the girls in our life have, to understand how lucky we are and to attempt to spread the word and try to redress a few... read more
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