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FINDRA journal brings you tales of customer and ambassador journeys, news, advice and stories to motivate and inspire you to be the happiest version of yourself. Have a browse, have a read and discover the world of FINDRA.

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FINDRA Ambassador Owain Williams

Inspiration: Owain Williams

This week we welcome the last of our newest Ambassadors Owain Williams. Owain lives in nearby Edinburgh and has a passion for running and kiting!   Introduction Early in 2020 we launched a campaign to find new male brand ambassadors and we were inundated with applications. Selecting only 3 was difficult and with the arrival…

FINDRA Ambassador Graham Kelly on paddleboard

Inspiration: Graham Kelly – Coming off Pause

FINDRA Ambassador Graham Kelly (AKA ‘Beardy’) reflects on lockdown easing and what it means for his approach to the outdoors and life ‘coming off pause’.   Back in March, I wrote the Finding Balance with Adventures post. It wasn’t a considered or crafted post but more of a head-and-heart dump with a few bits edited…

Jules McRobbie – Friend of FINDRA

Inspiration: Jules McRobbie

For this week’s inspiration, we meet with Shropshire based paramedic and Friend of FINDRA Jules McRobbie, who shares with us her love of hiking and biking.   Hi Jules! Let’s start by introducing yourself and telling us know who you are and what you do? I’m Jules and I’m based in Ludlow in Shropshire. I…

FINDRA Ambassador – Duncan Mccallum

Inspiration: Duncan McCallum

This week we introduce our newest FINDRA Ambassador Duncan McCallum, who lives and works in the Highlands of Scotland. Duncan is a climber, writer, photographer, TV Presenter and founder of the Ledge Charity.   Introduction Early in 2020 we launched a campaign to find new male brand ambassadors and we were inundated with applications. Selecting…

FINDRA Ambassador Danny O’Callaghan on mountain top at sunset

Inspiration: Danny O’Callaghan

This week as part of our inspiration series we meet Danny O’Callaghan and living in the Lake District, he’s never far from the mountains. A keen mountain biker and trail runner Danny tells us more about his love of the great outdoors. An introduction to Danny Back in January, we launched a campaign to find…

New FINDRA Trail Shorts for man and women

New Women’s and Men’s Trail Shorts!

New women’s Dreva, Kilda and men’s Nevis Shorts now available online.   Women’s Dreva Denim Trail Short Your favourite denim trail shorts are back with refinements to fit and new features making our classic trail short even better. Check them out here. Women’s Kilda Softshell Trail Short Available in two colours, Celery and Night Sky,…

Friend of FINDRA, Liz Karns

Inspiration: Liz Karns

As part of our inspiration series we meet with US based Liz Karns who takes to the outdoors for some all-important space and perspective on life.   Hey Liz, let’s start with you telling us where you live and what you do! I’m based in Ithaca, New York, halfway between New York City and Toronto,…

Friend of FINDRA Julia Latto

Inspiration: Julia Latto

This week for our inspiration series, we chat with Friend of FINDRA Julia Latto who lives and works in the Scottish Borders.   Hi Julia, let’s start with you telling us where you live and what you do! Hey, I’m Julia Latto and reside in Peebles in the Scottish Borders. I was born and raised…

Friend of FINDRA, Sally Newton

Inspiration: Sally Newton

This week our inspiration series visits Friend of FINDRA Sally Newton who lives an eclectic and varied and life in sunny Devon.   Hey Sally, tell everybody where you live and what you do! I live in Devon, above the River Teign, on the edge of Dartmoor and at 69, am lucky enough to be…

On Your Bike – FINDRA Ambassadors Krissy and Nics

On your bike!

One of the positives that have come out of lockdown is the increase in people getting outdoors to exercise and in particular the increase in people cycling. Lockdown has given many of us the opportunity to step back from the fast paced world we have been living in and allowed us time to reflect on…

Alex in a warm embrace

Kindness & Mental Health

Is Kindness really the secret sauce to a happier and healthier existence? Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week is now in its 20th year, with the theme for this year being Kindness Matters – especially important during the current pandemic.  Coming to terms with the…

Alison Motion on a sailing boat

Inspiration: Alison Motion

This week our inspiration series moves to the Yukon with Friend of FINDRA and outdoor teacher/trainer Alison Motion. Hi Alison, let’s start by introducing yourself and tell us what you do! I’m Ali Motion and I’m based in rural Stirlingshire doing teaching and training and have been working in outdoor learning across different roles for…