top of page

Is it worth the risk?

Updated: Nov 3, 2019

Child balancing on a fallen tree
Adventure may be risky, but if the challenge is at the right level, the outcome will be worth it

Risky play was part of my childhood, skateboarding, roaming free and unsupervised with friends in the park and woods behind our house. We climbed trees, built bonfires and we had clear boundaries which we had to adhere to if we wanted our freedom. One of the best ‘toys’ I remember was an air rifle which I used for hours to practice sh