A resident of Moray, Rebecca Gibson was afforded an unusual opportunity to explore her new home region entirely on foot when the UK entered lockdown in March 2020. After restrictions lifted she began wandering further, sampling homegrown food and wild sights one walk at a time. Upon discovering the Slow movement, Gibson realised she naturally adopts a Slow approach when exploring new places. She writes immersively, encouraging people to connect deeply with the countryside and natural world. As a photographer, Gibson is fascinated by the diversity of wildlife in North East Scotland, enjoying watching species as varied as crested tits and basking sharks. Gibson’s work has been featured in publications including BBC Wildlife, Oceanographic and Hertfordshire Life. She is also a regular contributor to Blue Sky Wildlife and promotes the company’s ecotourism holidays through her articles. She has a Master’s degree in Travel and Nature Writing.