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In the name of Beauty

It is twenty two years since The Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf was published.  I read this book avidly, absorbing its every detail, nodding my head in astonished agreement.  Yes, she was right.  As women gained more and more political and social standing, they also conformed more and more to Read more…

Geese heading west

Do you know your limits?

A couple of days ago we went for a walk through the fields and little country lanes, past swollen rivers and sturdy trees hanging on to the last of their colourful leaves.  As we wandered along we heard something, a cacophony of noisy chattering that was getting louder and louder Read more…

About to go over the edge – snowboarding in the Alps

Feeling the fear?

I was recently asked an interesting question through an online blogging course and I wanted to share my thoughts as part of my first ever blog post.  So here it is: Do you fear not reaching your dreams? No, not at all, if my dreams involve travelling solo through South America, hiking Read more…