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 time to wear the lovely Brimstone fair isle cardigan that Barbour have sent me.

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Review: Mountain Warehouse Heavenly Extreme women’s ski jacket

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 my Three Valleys adventure with this gorgeous purple Heavenly Extreme Ski Jacket, £69.99. Seven days…
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Outdoor musts in Leeds and Yorkshire

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 am tempted to up sticks and move to the dales. In the meantime, outdoor …
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Photoblog: Abandoned places

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 like nothing else.
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‘Sheila’s Perfume’ and 27 other odd rose names

‘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 Golden Oldie, but they are all very sweet (pun intended).
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10 country walks less than an hour from central London

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 the opportunity to escape to the country, if only for a hipster-free afternoon of …
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Photoblog: the ski photoshoot

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. Click on the images to see them in all their glory.
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A year in the Spanish outdoors

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 and offers an amazing range of outdoor activities to suit all seasons, from …
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Guest Blog: Christmas in Morocco

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

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 it! I’ve written a piece on wrapping up warm and go and play on …
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How to: get better at skiing with ten top tips

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 riding my bike really fast down hills feels a bit like skiing and actually SKI!
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How to: manage your money when travelling

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 can also leave you in debt or stranded without money, if you aren’t …
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Guest blog: On wanderlust

Guest blog: On wanderlust

Fellow girl outdoors and incurable traveller Anni Kasari blogs on the best feeling in the world: wanderlust.
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Review: Dry Wax combat jacket from Peregrine

Review: Dry Wax combat jacket from Peregrine

Say hello to my beautiful new coat. The lovely lot at Peregrine Clothing posted it to me and now I pretty much live in it.
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How to: stay safe and healthy on travel adventures

How to: stay safe and healthy on travel adventures

If you’re about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, it’s easy to forget about health and safety in the excitement of planning bungee jumps or deciding how many pairs of flip flops to pack. But it’…
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European Outdoor Film Tour

European Outdoor Film Tour

I don’t know when I was last this excited about going to the movies. Nine of the coolest European extreme sports films are on tour across the continent. Get tickets now.
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