The Biggest Book of Yes

Launching 1 August 2020

Walking

girls hikingWalking and hiking adventures large and small. Day hikes, thru-hikes, long distance walking, wild camping. What to take and what not to take! Advice on anything from boots to rucksacks. Gear reviews and walk suggestions.

The Beauty of Taking Time

The Beauty of Taking Time

This account tells of the beauty of a chance meeting on the bank of the River Usk. It’s a meeting that may never have taken place, if a shortcut had been made due to a lack of time.

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Coast Path

Coast Path

For something a bit different, this week’s blog will take the form of a poem, written by Zoe two years ago. The poem considers the experience and personal growth of a lone female, hiking a long-distance coast path for the first time. It reflects the burden of fear, the brutality of the elements, and the engagement of resilience, resulting in the quiet satisfaction of achievement.

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Have Goal, Will Focus

Have Goal, Will Focus

As plans, routines and motivation falls apart around us, Zoe shares her need for a goal in order to focus her mind. Oh and the need for headphones. Now that was unexpected!

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Adventure Mind 2020

Adventure Mind 2020

On returning from the Adventure Mind conference, the first conference of its kind to explore the impact of adventure on mental health and well-being, Zoe reflects on what she brings back from these two days.

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Another Chapter Closes

Another Chapter Closes

What happens to your head when you return from a long adventure or multi-day hike? How do you seek closure? In this blog, Zoe reveals how she finds peace at the end of her Coast to Coast experience.

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