The Red Book

Our thoughts and ideas on how to live with a little more adventure in your life and make the most of the world around you.


Three days in Edinburgh with a dog

Three days in Edinburgh with a dog

Three glorious summer days in the beautiful and wonderfully dog-friendly city of Edinburgh. Here are my favourite places and travel tips.

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A tale of fire & ice: My year of swimming in a cold pond

A tale of fire & ice: My year of swimming in a cold pond

Last year I decided to keep swimming in the Kenwood Ladies' Pond through the seasons, whatever the weather.

Here is how I got on.

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Why you should join the National Trust

Why you should join the National Trust

Membership of the National trust isn't cheap but it's incredibly good value and an essential part of a living a more adventurous life.

Click through to find out why.

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