Interview with women’s cycling ambassador Lydia Boylan

National cycling charity CTC have put together a brand new, women-only elite cycling team, to help promote cycling and encourage girls to get on their…

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How to: find yourself on a map

Survival expert Rich Johnson gives us a map-reading masterclass.

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How to: orient yourself by the stars

If you’re stranded in the dark, your best resource is the night sky above you. Rich Johnson explains how to use the stars to guide…

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Review: Mountain Warehouse women’s Shimana merino base layer

I do like a good baselayer – especially one as fluffy and soft as my new Shimana merino layer, £29.99 from the fantastic Mountain Warehouse.…

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Barbour spring/summer collection 2013

Last week the NPhoto team and I were shooting a set of portraits at the gorgeous Ston Easton country house, which seemed like the perfect…

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Review: Mountain Warehouse Heavenly Extreme women’s ski jacket

I spent last week skiing like a loon in Val Thorens, and the fab folk at Mountain Warehouse kitted me out before I left for…

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Outdoor musts in Leeds and Yorkshire

Despite my love affair with the outdoor beauties of the West Country, there’s so much exciting stuff kicking off up North this year that I…

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Photoblog: Abandoned places

Check out these incredible photos of lost cities, underwater treasures and nature taking over the man-made from Francesco Mugnai’s design blog. They give me wanderlust…

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‘Sheila’s Perfume’ and 27 other odd rose names

American photographer Russ McClintock has made a little collection of some of Britain’s most eccentric monikers for rose varieties. My favourites are Razzle Dazzle and…

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10 country walks less than an hour from central London

While London may an awesome city to set up camp in, those living in the Big Smoke’s urban sprawl may sometimes find they yearn for…

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Photoblog: the ski photoshoot

I spent last week on the sunny slopes of Verbier shooting a ski and snowboard photography feature for NPhoto magazine with the fantastic Ross Woodhall.…

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A year in the Spanish outdoors

No matter where I live in the world, I’ll always have a huge soft spot for Spain. It’s a treasure trove of unspoilt beauty spots…

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Guest Blog: Christmas in Morocco

Gorgeous globetrotter Josephine Cox tells us of the joys of a winter break in sunnier climes.

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The Girl Outdoors does The Simple Things

May I humbly suggest that you get hold of a copy of the January edition of lovely magazine The Simple Things, because I am in…

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How to: get better at skiing with ten top tips

I am beyond excited about January. Four days in Verbier followed swiftly by a week in Val Thorens means I can finally stop pretending that…

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How to: manage your money when travelling

Travelling will give you an incredible insight into new cultures and people. It’ll give you a tan, an open mind and permanent wanderlust. But it…

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