Just let go. Auto-belaying at Reading Climbing Centre

It’s no secret that Ed and I have been hooked on bouldering since the day we met. So it may come as a surprise that it took me this long (9 months) to try my first auto-belay and become hooked on the idea of big wall climbing. Bouldering was easy. Not in the technical sense of the word, but in…

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Te amo.

The flutter of love, A feeling which is timeless, Excitement and fear.  

Quitting a Full Time Job To Become A Freelancer

I had it all. Ok, maybe I didn’t have it all but I was doing pretty well by my generations standards. I had a degree, a career, a good salary, my own apartment and a very, very good set of secure future prospects… and I gave them all away. The metaphorical white picket fence was just over the horizon, yet the closer…

Expectation vs Reality – What you really need for uni

Standing in the checkout queue and Sainsbury’s I couldn’t help but notice the trolley behind us piled with pillows, a duvet and an assortment of kitchen equipment, a girl and her mother stood beside it, a tentative look of excitement on their faces.  “Ahh they’re shopping for uni supplies” I whispered to my mum, before my suspicions were confirmed by…

Let me introduce you to bouldering

One of the reasons I have been so absent from my blog is my new addiction to bouldering. My addiction began in January as one of my personal new years resolutions was to get out more and to meet some new people and so I enrolled in an Introduction to Bouldering session at Boulder Brighton.  Bouldering is essentially rock climbing…

It’s time for an update…

Wow, it’s been a while hasn’t it? I’m so sorry that its been so long since I last posted but I’ve been having an amazing summer with someone who, to be quite frank, I just can’t tear myself away from. I’ve moved house again, have enrolled on a professional marketing course and have been trying so many new things, from…

Breathe. 

  Inhale… exhale… I listen to the sound of the leaves, Feel the cool, dawn air caress my skin as the sun peeks out from the trees.     I let my mind wander to the thud of boots against damp earth, There are no enemies here, nothing to detract from my worth.   On this spinning planet, amongst the stars,…