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Wilderness as a Therapy. ‘Be Wild’

“Be wild; that is how to clear the river." (Clarissa Pinkola Estes) The World Health Organisation (WHO) state that 1 in 4 people in the world will be affected by mental health issues at some point in their lives. This in theory means that if we ourselves are not...

What am I carrying in my pack? Tug’s Tails

I have recently introduced Tug to carrying a pack over the past few months, she is 20 months old and has pretty much reached full size. She is now filling out muscle wise. I was keen to build her up slowly to carrying weight. Although she has been pulling weight since...

The Modern Ancestor – Healing through Reconnection

Why is it that when the fire is alight we sit staring, transfixed into the dancing flames? Why are we drawn to the sun? To the ocean or the mountains? Why are some people drawn to watching wildlife shows or adventure shows on television? I believe the answer is simple...

An End to Boredom

Very excited to be joining Bear Grylls this Sunday visiting several Scout Camps around the UK. Since Bear took on the role of Chief Scout he has inspired so many young people and adults alike to get outside and embrace nature. He has shown that it is ok to step out of...

Feel the burn, Nettle Cordage making

I find Nettle cordage making incredibly therapeutic. Once you’ve figured out the ‘braiding’ technique and gathered your nettles it is easy to make tens of meters whilst chatting around the campfire in the evening or watching TV. Nettles and their uses. The Latin name...

Call to Adventure

This article was for the Ripcord Adventure Journal. Link: http://www.ripcordadventurejournal.com/read-raj/volume-1/volume-1-issue-3/a-call-to-adventure-megan-hine.html I am proud to stand amongst the ranks of mountain and wilderness professionals, the silent corps...

Raising Awareness of Lyme Disease

For those of us who venture into the outdoors, most of us are aware of the risks around us. The weather, avalanche danger, rock fall. What many of us fail to grasp are the hidden risks. One such risk being Lyme disease. Having had Lyme disease myself I know first hand...

#WednesdayWoman

Honoured today to feature as Tease and Totes #wednesdaywoman. Tease and Totes 'strongly believe in the empowerment of women and children, and that fashion is the best medium from which to distribute that message far and wide.' Here is my article for them. Wednesday...

 
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