Splash Splash Splash

It seems a bit out of place writing a blog post about the rain when most of the UK has had a mini heat wave and lots of nice spring weatherbut I am going to anyway. The Robot loves to splash. The thunder storm that hit us on Saturday bought some rain. It made me realise how lucky I am to have the Robot.

The Isle of Eigg

The month of May brings on our annual trip to Scotland, this year we’ve chosen the Small Isles and this blog is all about The Isle of Eigg. Continue reading to find out what adventures we had while there…

Cycling the Camel Trail – Wadebridge to Padstow

Cycling the Camel Trail – Wadebridge to Padstow Over Christmas we stayed at Coombe Mill down in Cornwall.  We completely rocked our outings while we were down there.  Considering it was Winter we wanted to do everything we could to spend time outside.   Dave bought an OS Map of the …

Do I Experience Mindfulness While Exercising?

If you are a regular reader of the blog you’ll know that I get out most days and get some form of exercise.  Walking is great exercise and is what I do most days.  Often with the Robot in tow too. I’ve been reading a lot about mindfulness lately partly …

The habit of habits

Ever since I finished the 5×50 challenge back at the end of May I’ve slowly seen myself get lazier and lazier. Once upon a time I would have been up and changed by 9am looking forward to leaving the house. Yes, even with a teeny tiny baby. Roll on to now and I find myself rushing around with minutes to spare to get out the door, often being late.
What’s happened I ask myself?

Hill Climbs, Night Away and Just Enough Miles

Dave and I love to go on “MISSIONS” on our bikes.  Since I’ve pretty much spent the last year and half being either pregnant or looking after a new-born we’ve not been able to get out on them much.   Our aim is to take the Robot cycle touring, but we …

Out For a Walk by The River 

Another beautiful Sunday morning.  Again no plans in our household but we like to be out and about.  With a cycling trip planned already for the week ahead we decided to go for a walk. This is where I introduce the 4th member of the family, Daves Austin Allegro.  Ever …

Coniston Old Man – A Lake District Walk

We’ve lived near the Lake District for the past nine years.  We’ve avoided tourist spots for such a long time.  This means we’ve not really gone walking in the Lakes for ages and have tended to go walking in the in the hills to the East of us, North Yorks …

Day Out on the Bikes to Glasson Dock

When we woke up this morning we had no plans. Dave was hungover, I was tired from the late night.  We opened up the curtains to a beautiful blue sky! Action stations away, we had to enjoy this sunshine, it was only 7.30, the possibilities were endless! Having had a …