Palm trees at Plockton!

Last week I drove up to Plockton for a bit of kayaking. Originally called Am Ploc, the settlement was a crofting hamlet until the end of the 1700s. In more recent times (mid-1990s) the BBC chose to film a drama series called “Hamis MacBeth” here. Plockton catches the Gulf Stream and as such has an …

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Deaf Awareness Week

Deaf Awareness Week ran 6th -12th May 2019. It was an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss to the wider public. I already have my British Sign Language Level 1 qualification however I took this opportunity to attend a deaf-friendly aquatics workshop run by the National Deaf Children’s Society. During this workshop I learnt …

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Topping up qualifications!

I am always looking to update my qualifications and I’m pleased to announce that I am now a qualified Paddlesport Leader through the new British Canoe Union qualifications pathway. This qualification allows me to lead multi-craft journeys. You can read about my other qualifications by clicking here.