Stories from the Road

Magic in Yellowstone and Grand Teton

Bison crossing the road during golden hour in the Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park

In the summer of 2017, a total solar eclipse came to America for the first time in 38 years. We had only moved to the States in January that year and knew that this was an opportunity not to be missed. We were excited not just for the eclipse itself but also for the opportunity to explore a bit more of our new home country. Consulting the map on the path of totality revealed the eclipse was going to travel right through the heart of Grand Teton National Park, and quickly our decision was made! Yellowstone had been on my …

Walking the Two Moors Way

Footpath sign at the start of the Two Moors Way showing the footpath to Lynmouth is 117 miles.

  In June 2013 we walked the Two Moors Way, the 117 mile coast to coast walk in Devon, England. As a keen walker living in Devon at the time, I was eager to undertake this as my first multi-day walking holiday to see more of the beautiful county I called home. Along the route I was joined by my husband Steve, my father, Baldy Man and his dog, Harvey. We took it upon ourselves to obtain sponsorship on behalf of the MS Society and between us we were able to raise almost £800 for the cause. On this page …