When setting out for a day hike, there are certain safety essentials that all good hikers should carry.
At the beginning of 2016 I signed up for the #Walk2016 challenge with Viewranger (a great GPS and tracking app I use to record my walks) but had so far failed to get started! I have pledged to walk 250 miles this year. I would like to do more, […]
Last week we were all feeling a bit under the weather. Finn had bought a cold home from nursery and, although he was fine, me and Luke were feeling a bit ropey. It was one of those days where I could have happily snuggled under the duvet all […]
I’m trying to improve my landscape photography skills so headed out to practise. While I was there I thought I’d try and get a decent shot of Finn, however I underestimated how difficult it is photographing a moving, wriggly little boy!
When I’m deciding where to head for some time outdoors, I often overlook places on my doorstep. Here’s what I unearthed when I kept it local.
Even a quick walk in familiar surroundings in dreary weather can prove to be a rewarding experience.
2015 has been a life changing year for me. On 5th January I became a mother and nothing could have prepared me for what would follow. I wasn’t naive enough to think that everything would carry on as before, however I was determined that Luke and I would continue […]
It had been so long since we’d been for a proper walk that I was desperate to get out. We tried a few times to make it to the Peak District, but life (and Christmas and the weather) seemed determined to stop us heading outdoors. We finally made […]
As much as we try to get away to different parts of our beautiful country, the truth is that the places we visit over and over again are a little closer to home. This is especially true since becoming parents earlier this year. As much as I love […]
Just because the days are getting shorter and colder, there’s no excuse for hibernating over winter. It’s a fantastic time to head outdoors and here’s why: I think we’re very lucky in Britain with our distinct seasons, each one has something to offer. I particularly love a clear, […]