Review: Robens Fairbanks Tipi tent from Outdoor World Direct

Sleeping under the stars is a delight in the Robens Fairbanks Tipi, £399 from Outdoor World Direct. This spacious canvas tipi is a canvas home to be proud of – be warned, it might ruin you for all other tents.…

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Review: Quechua Two Seconds Easy Fresh&Black Pop-Up Tent, Decathlon

Despite its mouthful of a name, Quechua’s latest popup at Decathlon (£59.99) comes with decent looks and promises to be quick to assemble and comfortable to sleep in. So is this the ultimate festival tent? Product Description: “The new 2…

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The ultimate UK camping guide from Halfords

Camping newbie? Whether you’re taking a carful of kids to Europe or headed to your first festival, learn your guy ropes from your glamping with Halfords’ ultimate camping guide.

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What to pack for a summer festival

More lovely things to wear this summer! The sun is shining and festival season is looming in all its cidery, fancy-dressed glory. Here’s my pick of key bits and pieces to pack in your rucksack, just in time for Glastonbury.

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COMPETITION: Win a Coleman Bering 4 man tent from Outdoor World Direct

Balmy summer days call for sleeping out under the stars, so get your mitts on the fantastic Coleman Bering four-man tent from Outdoor World Direct. Easy to assemble and with plenty of room for all your mates, this is the…

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My festival essentials packing list for Red Bull

Festival season is almost upon us, and whether you’re planning on moshing at Reading, chilling out at Wilderness or having a little cry to Adele at Glastonbury, there’s one thing you can count on if you’re spending a weekend living…

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How to: survive a festival – the essential packing list

Lucky enough to have a Glasto ticket? Planning on moshing at Reading or Leeds? Taking the sedate path at a family-friendly shindig? Wherever you are heading, take heed of my definitive festival packing guide which I have compiled from the…

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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 last weekend.

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The cheat’s hygiene guide to camping and festivals

Just FYI, I love it when people suggest ideas for new blog posts. So with thanks to Jessica Renz, here’s some tips on to look passably normal in the great outdoors, even if you’re spending a week under canvas in…

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Beach bliss at Boardmasters 2014

What do you get if you mash up a rad festival vibe with one of the most beautiful places in the world? Yep, Boardmasters Festival, happening all this weekend on the glorious beaches of Cornwall.

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Four camping alternatives for festival goers

Off to a festival this month? There’s no need to slum it in a sea of sweaty tents – sleep in style in a bell tent, camper van or even a comfy lodge.

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How to: get easy festival hair

Glastonbury may be over but never fear! There are plenty more opportunities to dance in mud with strange things in your barnet. Here are four easy ways to hide the greasy disaster that is festival hair, and the best news…

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Competition: Win a Nikon Coolpix L310 camera with Duracell

I’m fresh back from Glastonbury (well, maybe fresh is not the word) with a very exciting competition indeed! Win yourself this lovely Nikon coolpix camera and rechargeable batteries, courtesy of Duracell, and get set for a summer of snapping.

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NASS Extreme Action Sports Festival 2013

The awesome Nass Festival dudes asked me to come along last weekend and snap some of the goings on. There were mental people parkouring, motorbikers backflipping in the air and a lot of very chilled out skater kids horizontal in…

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Festival-friendly style, hair and beauty inspiration

My very nice guide to what pretty things you should put on your head and your feet and your face at a festival, just in time for Glastonbury. You’re welcome.

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Nass Action Sports and Music festival 2013

I seriously can’t wait for NASS, the white-knuckle ride of a festival that focuses on skate, BMX and rad music, to return on the 11-13 July 2013.

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