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Tips for a more plastic-free July

Tips for a more plastic-free July

The hashtag is trending but going all-out, cold turkey #PlasticFreeJuly is a difficult challenge for many. There are small conscious changes that we can all make that will make a difference and if we embrace… View Post

Isn’t all wine vegan?

Isn’t all wine vegan?

After a fabulous evening being introduced to Edinburgh’s newest wine company Vegan Tipples, I got a few questions about why all wine isn’t vegan – surely it’s just grapes right? It’s not quite that simple.… View Post

Steph’s sauerkraut recipe

Steph’s sauerkraut recipe

Fermented foods are hip and much older than hipsters. Long before we knew what kimchi was and before they started selling kefir for £3.50 in Waitrose my Great Auntie Gertraud would give me sauerkraut. Fermented,… View Post

Not the last of the LAMM

Not the last of the LAMM

The LAMM. The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon. It took place a few weekends ago on the beautiful island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and those who attended were told it would be the… View Post

Edinburgh jumps into June

Edinburgh jumps into June

It’s June! In Edinburgh there’s lots to celebrate as it’s festival season starting with the Meadows Festival this weekend and Edinburgh Cycling Festival running between the 7th-24th! Join in, in June. Meadows Festival, 2nd-3rd June… View Post

Edinburgh Running Festival eats!

Edinburgh Running Festival eats!

Where to get breakfast, lunch and dinner in Scotland’s capital pre- or post-race if you’re running or cheering at any race during Edinburgh’s Running Festival this weekend! Breakfast On Saturday morning pre-race or for a… View Post

Pre-North Downs Way 50

Pre-North Downs Way 50

Until Saturday the furthest I’d ever run was 38 miles at the Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultra. That was painful enough. Or so I thought. Volunteering at the aid station at Reigate Hill, 31 miles into… View Post

Berkhamsted Pool Triathlon

Berkhamsted Pool Triathlon

Today’s wonder woman is Steph, who triumphed in her first triathlon despite not being able to swim or ride a bike just this time last year! Here’s her story – Long story short, I signed… View Post

National Trust10 trail runs

National Trust10 trail runs

While we were exploring the beautiful Peak District, Steph cycled along to the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate on Sunday morning to check out their 10k trail run. I hadn’t heard about these events but lots… View Post

Move throughout May in Edinburgh

Move throughout May in Edinburgh

Mind, Breath and Meditation – A Free Introduction Tuesday 1st May, 6pm Experience the benefits of meditation and breathing techniques in this free workshop taking place at Edinburgh’s Central Library on George IV bridge. Attendees… View Post

A Bakewell parkrun sandwich

A Bakewell parkrun sandwich

Who doesn’t love a parkrun, especially if it’s somewhere new and you can squeeze it into the middle of  your long run to make up the miles. So on Saturday, while we were exploring the… View Post

Podcasts I’m Loving!

Podcasts I’m Loving!

It took a while – I didn’t know what app to use to store and listen to audio on my Android phone – but I’ve finally entered the world of podcasts and now I can’t… View Post

Active April in Edinburgh

Active April in Edinburgh

Although the weather is still telling us otherwise, Spring is in full swing in Edinburgh so I thought I’d round up the best activities I’ve found in the capital to have a go at this… View Post