How to: build your own fire pit

Keep cosy outdoors all winter with a fire pit in your back garden. This super simple step by step guide will help you build your own, ready for some serious marshmallow toasting.

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How to: Cycle in a skirt without flashing everyone!

Do you like to ride your bike? Are you a lady (or indeed a man) who enjoys wearing skirts? This video is about to change things forever. The best life hack ever, and all you need is a penny. Check…

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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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How to: survive in the wilderness

My guide to Bear Grylls-style skills for the next time you get lost in the woods. Because, you know, your iPhone might not have any signal. Just make sure you have a few matches on you…

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How to: commute on a bike – a guide to urban cycling

If you want to ride to work on your bike but find the idea dodging traffic, staying dry and negotiating roundabouts a little overwhelming, I’m here to help! Here are my top tips for zipping about safely and stylishly, gleaned…

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How to: plan a long distance cycle – the best UK routes

Part two of my collab with Sustrans to send you on your merry cycling way. Once you’re prepped and ready, these are some of the prettiest UK routes you can get your biking teeth into.

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How to: plan a long distance cycle – the ultimate checklist

Itching to get out on your bike this weekend? I’ve put together this handy guide to getting into long distance rides with cycling charity Sustrans. Just tick off these ten steps and you’ll be pedal ready.

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How to: post-yoga juice recipes

Hey yoga bunny! Here are my favourite juice recipes for a healthy hit of fruity goodness after a particularly punishing sun salute or two, inspired by Curry’s juiced up blog post.

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How to: take environmental portraits

Taking portrait photos is one of my favourite things about my day job, so I had a very nice time writing this beginner’s guide to reportage-style people pictures for issue 26 of N-Photo magazine and for digitalcameraworld.com. These shots are…

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How to: Camp safely in the winter

Mark Enright of outdoor equipment specialists Mountain Leisure Perth tells me his tips for sleeping over the snow and under the stars. Brrr!

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How to: go foraging in Dublin, an illustrated guide

A vibrant city may seem an unlikely place to go foraging, but if you know where to look, Dublin’s bursting with edible goodies. So Visit Dublin asked foraging expert and restaurateur Paul Quinn of Nádúr Collective to share his foraging…

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How to: get cycling fit with yoga

Feeling a little bit saddle sore? Total Women’s Cycling have just finished a new video series of yoga moves specifically for biking that will show you how to keep flexible and strong – perfect for training during the chilly winter.…

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How to: turn yourself into a runner

Josie Cox isn’t just one of my all-time favourite girls, she’s also the author of amazing running blog 26 and a bit miles. Here she explains how to get hooked on running in five steps.

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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 for issue 23 of N-Photo magazine and digitalcameraworld.com.

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How to: Pack for an Asian adventure

Backpacking through Bangkok, volunteering in Vietnam or gap-yah-ing in the Ganges? Here’s a roundup and review of everything I pack in my rucksack for tropical trips.

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How to: organise your own festival, with Rebecca Cork of Honeywoods Camping

Get inspired by my new girl hero, the rather amazing Rebecca Cork of Honeywoods Camping. She chucked in her day job to set up a pop-up camping company, and just hosted her very own mini festival, Feast in the Woods.…

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