Staying active all winter with Dickies Workwear

SPONSORED POST Winter is coming. But that’s no reason to hibernate – on dark, chilly days we need fresh air and exercise more than ever.…

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Journey North – an Arctic adventure in Greenland

They say when you’ve seen the world, there’s always Greenland. Mighty glaciers, Inuit hunters, the Northern Lights, polar bears on the kill – this vast…

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The outdoorsy girl’s guide to Bristol

I was so proud to see that my beloved Bristol was named one of the top cities to visit in 2017 by Rough Guides. They…

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Every woman has her Everest – in praise of small adventures

In praise of small adventures I loved by the Women’s Adventure Expo this weekend. This life-affirming event is packed with amazing female explorers and intrepid…

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Adventure kit items that could save your life, picked for Red Bull

The great outdoors is an extremely beautiful place – but it can also be pretty inhospitable. Any adventurer worth their Himalayan rock salt should prepare…

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The ten best backpacking tents, chosen for The Independent

A backpacking-worthy tent is pretty simple to define – you should be able to carry it with you in your rucksack on a hike without…

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Build an adventure-friendly first aid kit

First aid is an invaluable skill to have anywhere, but it’s especially important in the back of beyond, for treating yourself or others. Keep a…

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Recipe: easy peasy pumpkin pie

Got a glut of fat orange pumpkins on your allotment? Or just want to do something a little different for Halloween? I learnt to make…

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Scottish island hopping aboard the Bessie Ellen

This spring I sailed away aboard the Bessie Ellen, one of the last of Britain’s traditional trading ketches still to sail our seas, to write…

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Sponsored post: Paddleboarding in Canada with Clif Bar

Ready to feed your adventure? I’ve been fuelling my travels by paddleboard in Canada with Clif Bar’s fantastic oat bars and delicious energy gels.

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Join me at the Women’s Adventure Expo 2017

I’m so proud to announce that I’ll be speaking at this year’s fantastic Women’s Adventure Expo, taking place in Bristol on the 7th October 2017,…

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My favourite wild swimming spots in Britain

Feeling a deep desire to go splashing about in rivers or diving into lagoons? The UK is peppered with stunning locations in which to dip…

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Places to stay: Novanta90 off-grid hotel, Tuscany

Get back to nature at Novanta90, a hotel high in the Tuscan hills that opens its doors for truffle hunting, wild swimming, hiking and seriously…

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My pick of the best surf camps for beginners for The Independent

They say salt water can cure anything, and a week of catching waves, napping in hammocks and toasting the sunset at a remote surf camp…

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Sponsored post: let the Shock Absorber Ultimate Fly Bra #ShockYourSystem

I’ve been running up a storm in Shock Absorber’s seriously supportive new Ultimate Fly bra, £45 from Next. This brilliant bra is ready to take…

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Places to stay: The Nare Hotel, Cornwall

The Nare Hotel review: Expect a charmingly old-fashioned welcome at The Nare, a hotel serving up its own style of laid-back luxury on the Cornish…

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