Win a gorgeous campervan with FatFace

The fab folk at FatFace have launched a rather glorious competition to celebrate their 25th! Fancing winning Jim? He’s a shiny blue campervan looking for someone to take him on an adventure.

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Festival style, hair and beauty inspiration

Festival style, hair and beauty inspiration

My very nice festival style 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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Five amazing Vietnamese experiences

Five amazing Vietnamese experiences

Go diving with rainbows of fish, climb above lush jungles, sleep on floating junkets or just cuddle a water buffalo – whatever you feel like doing, Vietnam is the perfect destination for adventure lovers. Here’s my list of all the&…
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Nass Action Sports and Music festival 2013

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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My pick of the best new outdoors kit

My pick of the best new outdoors kit

Things I love from the world of outdoors gear. Because I get excited by words like ‘neoprene’ and phrases like ‘sweat-wicking action’.
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Princes play polo

Princes play polo

I spent yesterday at Beaufort Polo Club watching Prince Harry (in yellow) and Prince William (in blue) dashingly hit things with sticks. And we stepped on some divots.
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Urban meets rural on the New York High Line

Urban meets rural on the New York High Line

The lovely Peter Walker writes for The Girl Outdoors on the High Line, a rural paradise suspended high above the bustling city that is New York’s best kept secret.
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How to: organise your own festival, with Rebecca Cork of Honeywoods Camping

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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How to: boulder, by UK champion Shauna Coxsey for Adidas

How to: boulder, by UK champion Shauna Coxsey for Adidas

If you’ve ever fancied chalking up your fingers and teaching your body to defy gravity, watch inspiring UK champ Shauna Coxsey talk about her love of climbing, plus tips on warming up and improving your footwork, in these videos …
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Hunter wisteria wellingtons go wild swimming

Hunter wisteria wellingtons go wild swimming

Hunter wisteria wellingtons the colour of icecream were made for elderflower picking, cow befriending, buttercup stomping and wild swimming at one of my favourite places, Claverton Weir.
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Review: Jack Wolfskin Flyweight jacket

Review: Jack Wolfskin Flyweight jacket

Jack Wolfskin Flyweight jacket review: I love outdoors kit you can boast about. “Dude, you think your jacket is light? Mine weighs half as much as piece of paper. Yeah, PAPER.” So I greatly enjoyed testing out my new Flyweight&…
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Five kid-friendly Cornish bike trails

Five kid-friendly Cornish bike trails

Cornwall’s a bit nice isn’t it? There’s surfing and sunshine and pasties. It’s the stuff bucket-and-spade-holidays were made for. My favourite thing of all to do in the land of cream teas is to bike along …
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Interview with adventurer Sean Conway on Swimming Britain

Interview with adventurer Sean Conway on Swimming Britain

Sean Conway interview: A speedy chat with the rather epic Sean Conway, who this summer will attempt to become the first person to swim round the British coast from Land’s End to John O’ Groats. No biggie – he’s …
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Review: Target Dry Emily Parka

Review: Target Dry Emily Parka

The latest addition to my ever-growing collection of nifty little waterproof numbers is the gorgeous Emily (£68.95) from Target Dry, which I have been wearing rather obsessively.
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The best new outdoors books on… surfing

The best new outdoors books on… surfing

The loveliest books for water babies on how to surf, where to surf and (my favourite part) what to eat afterwards. Guaranteed to make you pull on some neoprene, grab your sex wax and head for the sea.
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The best new outdoors books on… cycling

The best new outdoors books on… cycling

Whether you’re a hardcore cycling commuter (like me, screw you lorry drivers!), a muddy mountain bike enthusiast or just fancy knowing a fixie from a foldup, these are the best bike books around.
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