Paula is a regular contributor to BBC Radio Scotland, BBC The Social and Radio 4, has appeared on local and national television broadcasts, and hosted her own weekly radio show. Her adventures have been documented in international press and she’ll pretty much chat to anyone about mental health. Just ask.

BBC The Social:
Anxiety Saved My Life

BBC The Social made a short video about Paula and how she tackled anxiety through adventure.

Please watch and let Paula know what you think!

Radio work

Have a listen to just a few of Paula’s national and local radio appearances.

BBC Radio Scotland
The Music Match

As host of the Friday night music show, Paula picked and played some of her favourite tracks for the nation.

BBC Radio Scotland MacAulay & Co

Paula regularly contributed to Radio Scotland’s magazine show, testing out new adventures – and even the Bake Off challenges – for Fred MacAulay and the gang.

BBC at the Quay

During the Commonwealth Games, Paula presented her own daily sport segment, Paula Presents, to introduce the various events to the Radio Scotland listenership.

BBC Radio 4
Women’s Hour

Speaking on flagship Radio 4 programme, Woman’s Hour, after her Glasgow 2014 challenge, Paula explored the importance of challenging yourself.

BBC Radio Scotland Personal Best

Paula spoke to presenter, Gillian Russell, about managing social anxiety in her own unique ways.

BBC Radio Scotland Blogging Changed My Life

Comedian, Janey Godley, interviewed Paula about the impact blogging made on her mental health.

BBC Radio 4
The Listening Project

For a joint project with the British Library, Paula and her husband talked life-changing adventure, tough decisions and first dates.

CamGlen Radio The Adventure Show

Paula hosted a weekly two-hour show about all things adventurous on local radio station, CamGlen.

Paula in Motion

Shooting with the BBC

As part of her Glasgow 2014 challenge, Paula tackled some clay pigeons with comedians Fred MacAulay and Ed Byrne for BBC programme, On the Road.

Watch on the BBC


Paula took to the skies with The Blades aerobatic display team to find out what it’s like to be a pilot for a day. Always with her head in the clouds.



Trying a new sport is always going to be interesting, but learning Judo from Olympians, Euan Burton and Gemma Gibbons, showed Paula just how much she has to learn!