Turkish Delight

After a few years of life getting in the way of climbing, we finally booked ourselves our first proper climbing holiday since November 2015. We fell in love with Sicily on that trip, but wanted to explore somewhere else. Simon had read about the climbing in Turkey back in 2009, had bought the guidebook but … More Turkish Delight

Long Distance Sisters

The relationship between siblings cannot be replaced by any other connection – there’s something about sharing childhood and DNA that makes it stronger than anything I’ve come across. It survives through all phases of life from irritating toddler, to needy pre-teen, to angsty teenager, to adulthood. It develops into something special and deep, that no … More Long Distance Sisters

Moving On Up

It’s been around 2 weeks since I moved up permanently to the Peak District. Took my life and transported it 200 miles north to a new home, new job, and new surroundings. It’s safe to say it’s been a bit crazy – two days in Ikea, lots of self-built storage, learning new roads and train … More Moving On Up

My Secret Sicily

This might be coming a week or so late, but that doesn’t mean that I’d forgotten our holiday – merely that life is busy and it can take time to sit down and tap away. So the first thing I’ll say is this: we’re going back next year. The joys of being in our early-20s/30s … More My Secret Sicily

A Solo Weekend

Solo travel, particularly for 20-something year old women, seems to be gaining popularity. World of Wanderlust is a remarkable example of someone who sold everything, packed up, and travelled the world by herself. I’m never going to do that, but it’s still inspiring, and I can relate. I’ve always enjoyed getting out there and getting … More A Solo Weekend