Diary excerpt: In Bear Territory, Fight or flight

Diary excerpt: In Bear Territory, Fight or flight

The ridge channels us, vertical grey cliffs one side, near vertical, dense dark forest the other. Scrambling along the iced, rocky battlements of the ridge, wading through patches of snow we explore. Following to a point of the ridge, the only way down is an abseil....
Wilderness as a Therapy. ‘Be Wild’

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

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

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

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...

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