Goodbye to Summer!

The kids went back to school last week and it was time to say goodbye to our summer outside. I’ll be honest, the house, cats and me, sighed with relief as the kids went back to school! It wasn’t that I was fed up with them being at home, more fed up of some of…

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Bee in the city, Manchester Bees!

An urban adventure in Manchester, bee hunting! Not your average Sunday afternoon wandering a big city by any means. I met some ladies from the England Peakers, who I’ve walked with before, and one Sunday we spent the day bee hunting. Big Bees! The giant bee sculptures are part of Bee in the City, a…

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Stick boy’s first Scout Camp

My Son, affectionately known as Stick boy, has recently started going to Scouts. He’s only been there a few weeks but was able to go on his first Scout Camp with them a few weekends ago. I asked him how he got on in this interview. His answers are in his own words. Where was…

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Loving this Summer!

A place to share with you what I’m currently loving this Summer, either things I’ve bought, come across or been given that I think deserve a shout out. Vionic shoes – at the recent Blog on conference I won a pair of Vionic shoes. With my hip problems and rehab journey with physio, I also…

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Scandal: Outdoor Bloggers spotted walking to a pub!

Outdoor Bloggers Weekend – North Yorkshire I’m back from my first Outdoor Bloggers weekend which recently took place near Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire. A child free weekend, camping in a Bumble Bus, with walks, quizzes and chats with like-minded outdoorsy people. I’ve followed other outdoor blogger’s in awe of their adventures up mountains (and falling…

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Hip2trek on Hadrian’s Wall

On Sunday, I travelled 150 miles with a friend to meet some other ladies, for a walk on Hadrian’s Wall. The group of ladies like me, are taking part in My Peak Challenge, an online fitness programme which also raises money for charity. I took part in the fitness programme last year and have renewed…

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A look back on Hip2trek’s 2017

  Wow! Well I knew 2017 would have some interesting adventures but it has been an incredible year. I had high hopes for 2017 and it certainly didn’t disappoint. I’ve had new adventures, discovered lots of new places, made some new friends and discovered not only am I capable but I’m stronger and more determined…

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