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On the piste

March 13, 2014


… so this trip was a month or so ago, but here, a share of an article written recently re how skiing turns out to be quite a marvellous metaphor for life. Who ever thought time on the piste was time wasted?! ; ) I’ve just returned to the sweat fest of Durban from a […]

Choosing to live

November 12, 2013


Just last week, a friend told me about a book he was reading called Choosing to Live by Davey du Plessis. “You must read it after me,” he said. “You’ll love it. I’ve read the first 50 pages and I’m gripped…” And then in a moment of complete serendipity, I noticed that on my first […]

Hurrah for Rahhalah!

January 5, 2012


I first met Suzanne Al Houby some time ago and wrote about her in my post Mountain mother. Her formidable summit of Everest aside, I am inspired and motivated by her all round quiet determination and dedicated passion as a climber, a mother, a friend and a business women.   Her company Rahhalah was borne […]

Adventure Chick gets high

November 14, 2011


The weather is beautiful so it’s high time you hit the skies with some parasailing … blue skies, warm water, cool air and amazing views of the Palm … check out my column in Outdoor UAE this month to read all about it ….

Chaos in Kat

September 29, 2011


The definition of an adventure is an event or series of, with an unknown outcome. For me, the lure of events in wild and unpredictable places is what attracts me in the first place. A little chaos thrown into the mix is what makes it all the more exciting. It’s what transforms a race into […]

Flow squared

August 12, 2011

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Last night I had an absolutely glorious run.  I don’t normally run at night … especially solo but last night I just felt in the mood.  So off I went … around 7.30pm.  The incessant heat and humidity meant my first kilometre or so was a trudge through peanut butter … but I persisted because […]

All praise for the playground

May 19, 2011


This morning I was on Dubai Eye, along with James Russell, designer-extraordinaire and Pete Aldwinckle, of Global Climbing for a chat with Suzanne Radford re Outdoor UAE magazine. I write a monthly column called Adventure Chicks and Pete is a regular contributor re all things climbing-related. Pete is the Ruler of RAK when it comes […]