Archive for May 2017

How to manage your period camping / travelling

Period while camping

As a professional outdoor educator, mother of two girls and the author of the popular teen book, Poppy Pretzel – Passage Into Puberty, I’ve been managing my period (and those around me) since 1974.  I’ve been blessed with parents who educated me early about menstruation and no subject was out of bounds for discussion which…

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Travelling First Aid Kit

Travelling First Aid

Having completed around 12 First Aid courses, 2 Wilderness First Aid Courses, 1 Advanced Wilderness First Aid course, 4 Anaphylaxis and 21 CPR courses, I know what’s useful and what’s not in a travelling first aid kit (for me). If I’m travelling with a group of people, the contents of my kit will be different to…

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