Little Miss Nell

Losing a beloved pet

June 6, 2018

All of us who have pets love them dearly, these animals that we share our human lives with. When the time comes to part with them, it can be unbearable. They give us so much and this blog is for all of us who have loved and lost.

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Bad driving in Morocco

Tsk tsk, tut tut, women drivers

April 23, 2018

You know that moment when you realise you have been a disgrace to your gender? That moment when you have let down women all over the world? That moment when you have reinforced every misogynistic stereotype? Yes, this was one of those moments when I was an embarrassment to the sisterhood.... in a big way!

Guelmim desert

How to be brave

April 2, 2018

Hiking in the desert mountains can be quite a challenge. I didn't set out to scare myself when I set out from Tighmert near Guelmim to walk the ridge, but I managed it nonetheless and in doing so learnt some lessons about how to be brave.

Rohan Explorer trousers and Windshadow jacket

Goat’s milk and boiled butter

March 10, 2018

An adventurer needs adventures, so with that in mind, I packed up the cats, my bike and my hiking and running kit and moved to a tiny oasis in the south of Morocco called Tighmert for a couple of months. I want to see what living in an oasis is like, explore the desert area and mountains around Guelmim and get to know the Sahara people. My first adventure was a hike from the oasis, across the desert plain to the mountains.

adventure run essaouira morocco

An adventure run to Essaouira

February 13, 2018

Snow in Morocco

Snow in Morocco!

January 29, 2018

climbing Ben Nevis winter 2017

Climbing Ben Nevis December 2017

December 29, 2017

A Moroccan Christmas Miracle

December 12, 2017

love in the desert

Love in the desert

June 12, 2017

Stop! Police!

June 4, 2017

Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure

Morocco to Timbuktu: An Arabian Adventure

May 11, 2017

Red Goes Faster

Freedom and joy

February 26, 2017