My Day with Wensleydale School and Sixth Form

Teaching Y11s how to identify and manage exam stress....

  • Posted On: 31 October 2017
My Day with Wensleydale School and Sixth Form

A few weeks ago, I started my day with a drive through the Yorkshire Dale. And what a beautiful route. Driving through the rolling countryside and leading up to Leyburn…a little village which is where the students of Wensledale School and Sixth Form were starting their school day. I couldn't wait to meet them.....


Mental Health in the Student Population

Exam stress and much more....

  • Posted On: 24 October 2017
Mental Health in the Student Population

There is no doubt about it-mental health is on the rise and in the media more than ever. In my opinion, the fact that the stigma around mental health is being challenged and more and more organizations are inspiring people to identify and not shy away from it is admirable and there is a great need for it. But when did it become such a problem…or was it always this ‘bad'.


Wellbeing in Autumn

Here are my top 5 tips to help you enhance your wellbeing this season...

  • Posted On: 23 October 2017
Wellbeing in Autumn

If you’re anything like me, you love this time of year for the colours of the leaves on the tress and being able to pull those fluffy jumpers out of the wardrobe again. But, I do also find adjusting to the darker mornings and night difficult. So, I have come up with 5 top tips to help you adjust and move with ease into the season….


Wild Camping In Wasdale- Lake District

A room with a view....

  • Posted On: 20 September 2017
Wild Camping In Wasdale- Lake District

I have always wanted to go wild camping and the bank holiday weekend just gone gave my husband Michael and I the perfect opportunity. Knowing the Lake District would be at its busiest we decided to go to the West of the Lakes. The area that has only one road in and one road out. It only got electricity 15 years ago and has some of the roughest climbs in the lakes, Wasdale.

Wasdale, the wildest of the valleys in the Lake District, is the remote and beautiful area between Gosforth in West Cumbria. Past Wastwater, England’s deepest lake and up to the mountains Great Gable and Scafell Pike, England’s highest mountain. So it was perfect for my first wild camp adventure….


Lakeland 50

The longest walk of my life!

  • Posted On: 13 September 2017
Lakeland 50

I'm sat in my living room with my feet up, it's the day after the Lakeland 50 event, and I have that post event, tired, content and proud feeling. My body is heavy, my mind empowered and feet are slowing starting to forgive me…slowly.


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