Maria & Murphy Arrive to Scotland Tomorrow

Maria, Murphy & Ishbel

Maria and Murphy the two dogs I rescued whilst cycling Brazil arrive to Scotland tomorrow!

I am so incredibly excited. I have no idea how I will sleep!

Murphy had been shot and is missing an ear and an eye and still has shot gun pellets inside. When I found Murphy he was covered in ticks, underweight and was near death from tick disease.

Murphy leaving Brazil

Maria also had advanced tick disease and an ulcer.  Click to continue reading →

Happy International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day She Scotland’s Women’s Empowerment Event   To celebrate International Women’s Day we are inspiring the next generation of females to dream BIG …     Event is for young women aged 14 +     Join us Thursday 8th March, 5.30pm – 7.30pm, Out of the Blue, Dalmeny St, Leith     Click to continue reading →

The Dark Clouds of Brazil

I’m going to be honest.  It’s not all rosies.  I began cycling Brazil feeling very low.  And that hasn’t changed.  As I pedalled away from Rio de Janeiro’s sunshine, the sky grew dark, the rain storms came and Brazils’ winter weather matched my own inner world.  In a country where I didn’t understand even five […] Click to continue reading →