Blogging, Blushes and a Birthday – Wellies on the School Run is Two!

Wellies on the School Run recently celebrated its second birthday. Well, when I say celebrated….the festivities amounted to me receiving an email from WordPress congratulating me on the happy day 😉 . There was no fanfare, no birthday cake and definitely no birthday bumps – but all the same I thought it was worth acknowledging another little milestone…

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The Scottish Midge – A Survival Guide

Not so long ago, I was minding my own business reading a book, when GB entered the room wearing something akin to a Darth Vader mask. Brody, who had been lying beside me, immediately switched into guard dog mode while I fell about laughing (unaccustomed as we both are to Darth Vader popping round). Before…

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Venture North!

I recently wrote a guest blog on my love for the far north of Scotland for the Venture North travel website, and was delighted to see it published on their ‘Discovery’ series in the summer. For a taster, see below, and then head over to the website for the full article. If you’re planning a trip…

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Walking on Sunshine

This week is National Walk to School Week, part of a range of activities for National Walking Month. Typically, for us here in the Highlands of Scotland, this has coincided with grey and dismal weather, and in my case, two Minimen holed up at home with an unpleasant vomiting bug. The vomiting has held us…

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North Coast 500 Adventures #1 – Sandwood Bay

A couple of weeks ago, GB and I took a trip, minus children, to Sandwood Bay, near Kinlochbervie.  Sandwood is one of many treasures off the ‘North Coast 500’, recently named by Travel Now magazine as one of the top 5 coastal drives in the world (not bad for a route launched only a few months…

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Favourite Campervan Destinations #1 – Aviemore and the Cairngorms

One of our favourite places to visit in the Campervan is Aviemore, a popular holiday destination/skiing/watersports resort within the Cairngorms National Park. It’s a fantastic introduction to the Scottish Highlands if you haven’t visited before; offering plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a great range of year round activities. We often set off in the van…

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