Climbing in the Mendips

Last weekend Pete the Younger, Pete the Elder and I went climbing in the gorgeous Mendips, around the corner from Cheddar Gorge. We also made…

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Interview: the awesome girls of Boatylicious

I had a nice chat with Laura of Team Boatylicious. In June 2014, she and three other super-adventurous ladies are aiming to set a new…

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Review: Meindl Sölden snow boots from Complete Outdoors

Whether you’re off on a ski season, planning a little foray to the Alps or just want to keep your toes toasty on wintery walks,…

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Competition: Win a kitesurfing holiday with Explora Morocco

The adrenaline junkies over at Explora Morocco have a pretty rad prize up for grabs in their new competition – an action-packed week of kite…

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Review: Fjallraven rucksack from Complete Outdoors

I do like rugged outdoors gear that also manages to be über beautiful. Hence, I have a bit of a style crush on my new…

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Places to Stay: The Gallivant Hotel at Camber Sands in Sussex

The Gallivant Hotel review: I spent a very nice seaside-y weekend at the gorgeous Gallivant Hotel on Camber Sands in Sussex, a chilled-out beachside haven…

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Autumn layers: cosy parkas and yellow wellingtons

I spent the weekend staying near the beautiful Camber Sands in East Sussex and wrapped up in a fuzzy parka and some super-rad-amazing acid yellow…

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Best autumn country walks

From bracing cliff hikes to autumn leaf-stomping riverside strolls, there’s no shortage of appealing places ramble about in this autumn. Lace up your boots, whack…

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Gift Your Gear with Rohan

Want to give a little outdoors loving back? Sarah Howcroft’s genius initiative, Gift Your Gear, takes your donated old kit and uses it to help…

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European Outdoor Film Festival 13/14: Where are the women?

Well done, EOFT! You are returning for a whirlwind tour of Europe and will be passing through Britain showing a truly stunning collection of adventure…

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How to: take sun-drenched backlit portraits

Squeeze the last out of the Indian Summer by using the golden light of the evenings to beautifully backlight outdoor portraits. I wrote this guide…

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Asia packing guide: the adventure girl’s essentials

Backpacking through Bangkok, volunteering in Vietnam or gap-yah-ing in the Ganges? Here’s my Asia packing guide, a roundup and review of everything I pack in…

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Photoblog: Snapshots of Thailand

Flo and I have returned from adventures around the land of golden buddhas, crystalline waterfalls, charming locals and interesting toilets.

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Review: Jack Wolfskin Vapor Trail XT Jacket

The thunderstorms rumbling over Bristol made me all happy as I got to stomp about in puddles in my new Jack Wolfskin Vapor Trail XT…

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Novesta Strawberry Missy rain boots go down the farm

My welliedoration has reached new peaks with the arrival of these Missy wellington boots in strawberry from Novesta. They’re so shiny. And beautiful. I feel…

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Four amazing Thailand adventures

On Friday I’m giving in to wanderlust and heading to Thailand for a few weeks of elephant cuddling, under water exploring and jungle ziplining. I’m…

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