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4 Things Walking the Length of Scotland Solo Taught Me

In the summer of 2018, I decided to go for a walk.  This walk began in Kirk Yetholm at the Scotland/England border and zig-zagged up to Cape Wrath, Scotland’s most north-western point.  The name of this not-so-wee wander is the Scottish National Trail, and I, someone who hadn’t wild camped since high school, decided I …

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What it’s like travelling the world during a pandemic

Travel was far from my mind when Scotland first went into lockdown in March 2020. It became evidently clear that travel would not be something I would enjoy for months, even years. A huge blow to a travel blogger and small business owner who relies on travel and tourism to pay the bills! But due …

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Why I decided to go back on antidepressants

Trigger warning: In this article, I talk about how COVID-19 has impacted my mental health, including my experience with depression, anxiety and having suicidal thoughts. ”Depression is an illness, not a bad phase.” I relearned that this year, and after five years, I decided to go back on antidepressants. I read somewhere that depression is …

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