Muck Boot wellingtons at Somersault Festival

I’m a sucker for a nice pair of wellies, and these marvellous Muck Boots were a lifesaver at the lovely but VERY muddy Somersault Festival…

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Horseback combat with Jeep and #Renegadeswanted

For the second of my adventures with Jeep to celebrate their Renegades Wanted campaign I to learnt to shoot arrows from a cantering horse. When…

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Home is where you pitch your tent

A picture from our weekend under canvas on the Isle of Purbeck, taken by Gavin Kennard. Because home is where you pitch it (or something…

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Urban active kit from Skate Hut

Summering in the city? Get active in style with my pick of the best urban kit from Skate Hut.

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Review: the Bowhurst classic backpack

New brand on the block Bowhurst make handcrafted backpacks for “the brave and the bold”. I tested out their classic pack, £60, designed with explorers…

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Cornish sunshine in Finisterre

Cult cold water surf company Finisterre bring their signature clean lines and earthy colours to their first summer collection, perfect for island bike trips and…

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Lazy summer style favourites

Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside. Or at a chilled-out festival. Or in a park. To sum up, I love summer. Here’s…

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Exploring the coast with Dorset Tea

All the delights of the Dorset coast: cosy canvas woodland homes, foraging for seaweed and cuppas on the beach with the lovely lot at Dorset…

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Seal snorkelling on Scilly with Jeep and #Renegadeswanted

For the first of my adventures with Jeep to celebrate their Renegades Wanted campaign Jake and I went snorkelling with seals on the gorgeous Isles…

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Exploring stunning Swansea Bay

A rather magical weekend under canvas on the gorgeous Gower. We went stand-up paddleboarding, swam in the sea and ate very tasty bacon sandwiches with…

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Review: DHB Flashlight Highline waterproof cycling jacket

Testing out dhb’s Flashlight Highline jacket, £84.99, designed to keep you snug in all weathers AND make you glow in the dark. Magic!

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Happy International Day of Yoga

Yoga is just posh stretching, right? I definitely thought thus before signing up to a class to try to solve my climbing-induced backache. Two years…

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Summer in one take

To celebrate a massive 100 issues of BBC Countryfile Magazine, Heather, Maria and I made absolute goons of ourselves on the beach in a one-take…

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A summer of adventure with Jeep’s #Renegadeswanted

I’m thrilled to be part of Jeep’s new Renegades Wanted campaign, celebrating the launch of the new Renegade SUV. Over the next month I’ll be…

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Competition: Win one of two £50 vouchers from EKO

Reader, meet Earth Kind Originals. Founded by outdoors-minded designer Helen on the Cornish coast, EKO‘s gorgeous collection of organic cotton pieces are perfect for everything…

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Best beaches for surfing in Cornwall

In need of some vitamin-Sea? Grab your board and head to glorious Cornwall. Golden shorelines and great swell are synonymous with England’s furthest-flung county –…

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