A long weekend in the Scottish Highlands

Eagle Brae is the stuff that dreams are made of. A series of grass roofed log cabins nestled up a dirt track with only wild deer for company. Mike and Pawana were kind enough to have us and our dogs to stay for the most magical few days I have had for a while. Anyone...

Normal is a setting on a washing machine

I swear down, if I hear one more headline about this disease I may scream. Fear mongering, panic buying, death. The very worst aspects of human existence are being exposed.  While it seems the world is turning inward, panicked, trapped and confused, the planet is...

Venice December 2019 x Pala Eyewear

Venice is a city that I have never quite been able to get my head around. The idea that we as humans have adapted to literally live on water, to forge lives, businesses and futures in a city that floats is truly mind blowing. Venice was as beautiful as I had expected,...

Adventures under the light of the midnight sun

It is funny really, when the sun never sets, time takes on a new and otherworldly dimension. Day and night hold less of rigid structure, and the idea of wearing a watch suddenly seems ridiculous and entirely pointless. I landed in Finland in the late evening, the sun...

Exploring Europe with Topo Designs

Packing for a road trip across multiple climates and countries is no mean feat. There is only so much weather research, fact checking and articles you can read before you accept the fact that you need to pack a skeleton wardrobe that covers each country, every climate...