A Fish and a Baby

Last month I had my first ‘attempted’ float-tube-fishing experience while pregnant. I have moved on from the trauma that is the first trimester and established myself quite comfortably into the second, so thought nothing of it.

My dizzy spells were all but gone (a lovely symptom of pregnancy that I suffered quite a lot with), my energy levels […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Fly Girl, Gone Fishing|Comments Off on A Fish and a Baby

A Majestic Weekend Away

Husband and I have a thing about Scotland. Maybe it’s the heritage we both have in our family lines, or the history saturated landscapes, or the fact that there are giant salmon to be caught in its inland waters, but we both love it and have a romanticised view of the Highlands.

Cape Town of course […]

By |December 1st, 2014|Gone Fishing, Gypsy Life|2 Comments

Five Reasons to Fly Fish (other than to fish)

When I tell people that my husband takes me fly fishing, I usually get faced with disbelief from men and pitying side-glances from women. Some go so far as to say ‘Oh, you poor thing’ while nodding knowingly and sympathetically. When I protest and explain that I love to fly fish – that it started […]

By |November 28th, 2014|Fly Girl, Gone Fishing|Comments Off on Five Reasons to Fly Fish (other than to fish)