How to get your mitts on a signed copy of The Girl Outdoors

You lovely lot have been requesting signed copies of The Girl Outdoors, and as both the blog and the book have just been shortlisted as… View Post

British foraging favourites to find in autumn

The countryside is full of edible goodies all year round – you just have to know how to seek them out. My favourite autumn finds… View Post

Recipe: foraged rosehip tea

Rosehips are abundant in British hedgerows in autumn and early winter, and are easily recognisable – fat, bright red buds with spiky black ends. They… View Post

The Girl Outdoors in Company magazine

Wahooo the December issue of Company is finally out and I am in it! If you fancy spending your hard-earned £2 on a magazine this… View Post

Photoblog: hunting fossils on the Jurassic Coast

A few weeks ago my lovely friend Gregory and I drove down to Kimmerage to do some David Attenborough-style exploring, collect fossils and get some… View Post

Conservation and tourism in the Brecon Beacons

The Brecon Beacons is branded as ‘one of Britain’s breathing spaces’. As the Park Authority releases its new plan to promote the sustainable management of… View Post

Brecon Beacons waterfall walk

The first in a series of posts on the beautiful Brecon Beacons, here’s Countryfile’s fantastic guide to the stunning waterfalls at Ystradfellte. My friends and… View Post

How to: survive a snow day

And now to the beautiful and relentless icy enveloping the British Isles. The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings across most of the country,… View Post

How to: make an eco bird feeder

Snow is brilliant, I think you will agree, when you are on a country walk that you know will end with a glass of mulled… View Post

Foxhunting – sport or cruelty?

New figures demonstrate that, despite the Hunting Act now having been in force since 2005, fox hunting convictions are rising yearly, with 57 people found… View Post

Recipe: foraged wild nettle soup

This weekend I decided to practise what I preached earlier on in this blog by going out foraging, also known as ‘seeing what wild goodies… View Post

Biking from Cardiff Castle to Castle Coch

My housemate Leo and I went on a little impromptu cycle ride last week along the Taff Trail, which runs from Cardiff Bay to Brecon… View Post

Five reasons to get on your bike

I love my bike. A whole lot. His name is Walter and he’s worth absolutely nothing, but I think I would need therapy if something… View Post

Cheeserolling, or why I love the British

Here is the basic premise: You get a very steep hill in gorgeous Glocestershire. You get the local rugby team to stand at the bottom,… View Post