Planning for Norway

Since I was a child, I held a fairly-sized fascination for the Scandinavian culture and its counterparts. Equally so, held a fascination for my known Irish, English, and Scottish heritage. But for the last two years, as I began hiking more and more in the Arizona mountains, I came across YouTube videos and reading material, … Continue reading Planning for Norway



It is said we have between 50,000-70,000 thoughts per day - a rate of 35-48 per minute. While this is a just a number for some, for me, it's a daily torture. My mind bounces back and forth between thoughts, more often than not unable to complete full sentences or thoughts. The topics of these … Continue reading Inbound

A Mini Welsh Adventure: Hiking Snowdon


On a post Pulpit-Rock high, I was feeling mega keen to get my hiking boots out for another spin, and being so close to North Wales after our recent move to Manchester, I was committed to Snowdon for our next mini-adventure. Hey, look at me eh? Dog, an actual mortgage and choosing to ramble about National Parks on a weekend, for fun? It may well be that I can qualify myself as a fully fledged adult. Fetch me my pension book.

Considering Wales and England cosy right up to each other with a solid land border, it can be shameful to admit that I’ve seen more of a country five hours flight time away than our Welsh neighbours across the (sheep) field. Actually, I have been before, once, but I wasn’t sure if it was fair to tick a country off my bucket list if I’d merely driven twenty minutes…

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