Happy New Year Everyone!
Get those bucket lists out and mark your calendar when the next item is being ticked off.
Time passes so quickly. 1 month gone already!
I have 3 bucket list items I’m ticking off this year …
… so life for 2017 is looking something like this;
Achievement is nothing. Experience is everything.
Cycling solo 4,500 km across Brazil to reach Amazon Jungle
Catch wee boats along Amazon with my bicycle from Brazil to Colombia
Cycle solo Colombia
It’s going to be some experience finding out if this adventure is actually possible. If there’s a way I’ll find it.
But there’s no chance I’m researching it. I’ll get freaked out by all the creepy crawlies! I’m a big whimp.
I know there’s animals that can eat me and tribes that kill on first contact.
But then. In Scotland we have Neds.
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Alasdair Codona is a hunger striker outside the Scottish Parliment. He is now 23 days without food. I speak not on not on his behalf, but as an observer. Click to continue reading →
My Bicycle – the beautiful British Kibo from Stanforth Bikes I ride the Kibo; an all terrain exhibition bike designed for the crazy extreme conditions of a fully loaded world tour. It’s British designed, British built and the frame is made by industry legend Lee Cooper using the strongest gauge of Reynolds 631 steel. This […] Click to continue reading →
Cycling the world on my own is every day a new experience of foreign cultures, landscapes, cuisines and languages but what do I miss most when I’m out on the road? The Top 10 Things I Miss When I’m Cycling the World are: The People I Love Understanding what People Say to Me & […] Click to continue reading →
The history of women and cycling is a fascinating subject for all women who love riding their bikes. But it’s also essential in understanding why there are women in the world today fighting for their right to cycle. The greatest cycling movement for western women took place in the 1890’s of the Victorian era. This […] Click to continue reading →
Cycling the world means you stop living life with loved ones and start living life with strangers. Being surrounded by strangers is not a new experience for me. At 16 years old life was giving me a hammering and I was in foster care being looked after by strangers. I spent more time contemplating suicide […] Click to continue reading →
I’ve just went and cycled across Brazil! When my front wheel touched the beach I smiled and thought wow I’ve just cycled another country. I thanked my body, pulled my bikini out my panniers and embraced the beach! Over the last 11 months I’ve pedalled across Chile, Bolivia, Brazil and parts of Argentina. I’ve cycled […] Click to continue reading →
Giving a television interview for Costa Norte in Brazil. Talking about the ban against women cycling in public in Iran and the international campaign to release award winning human rights activist and mother of two, Narges Mohammadi. Jailed for 16 years for exercising freedom of speech. Interview is in Portuguese. To find out more […] Click to continue reading →