“To live will be a wonderfully big adventure” J.M. Barrie

It’s almost a year now since I started this blog and wow has my world changed. Those of you following my adventure blog will know that I was taking a couple of months out to travel and reflect on my leadership role and how we balance our work and life – and find adventure in … More “To live will be a wonderfully big adventure” J.M. Barrie

Seals on Wheels

This picture captures the laid back atmosphere of the South African way of being – not too different to the “Island time” we joke about in Skye. I very naively wondered at how difficult it must have been to get up there, only to be told it just waits for the tide to rise and … More Seals on Wheels

“Winging it”

An expression that came to mind slightly ironically recently after sitting on a large (very hot) jet waiting to fly from Joburg to Sydney.  I was sitting in the middle of the plane overlooking the wing and as we sped up the runway for take off there was a sudden bang, a spurt of flame, … More “Winging it”

Don’t worry about the leopards, they only come out at night….

Wow, it’s been quite a week. This time last week I started boxing day with a London Parkrun – and just completed the Capetown Parkrun this morning. We’ve explored Western Cape, been up two hills, swum in the waters of the Atlantic and Indian oceans (at the same time!) and seen penguins in the wild:) … More Don’t worry about the leopards, they only come out at night….

Ready to go!!

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” ― Martin Buber Bags  packed and only one more sleep before the adventure begins.  First stop London. First confession: I stood in front of the staff and turned off my email on my phone in front of everyone before I left the office – … More Ready to go!!