Bradgate Park Walk

Bradgate Park Walk

After our windmill walk last week, it was great to be able to get outside again and go out for a slightly longer walk. I briefly lived and worked in Leicester and remembered that there was some lovely countryside surrounding

Review: Rhinosports Vacuum Flask 500ml

Review: Rhinosports Vacuum Flask 500ml

As you know I love trying out new kit, so I was eager to put my new Rhinosport flask through it’s paces. I went for the black 500ml option, as I prefer flasks that are smaller and more slimline. I

Tysoe Windmill Walk

Tysoe Windmill Walk

I’m not one of those bloggers who pretends to have a perfect life. In fact, quite often things don’t go to plan; take our little jaunt out towards Banbury a couple of weeks ago. Unusually, we both had some spare

What’s Your Everest?

What’s Your Everest?

As you will already know if you read my blog or follow me on any social media, I am an Ordnance Survey GetOutside Champion this year. It’s an amazing honour and I’m very proud to be amongst such an inspiring

7 Romantic Outdoor Dates for Valentine’s Day

7 Romantic Outdoor Dates for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought I’d come up with some ideas for those couples who don’t want to spend 14th February inside. Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean that you can’t get outside! Get wrapped up

Know your knots

Know your knots

Knowing how to tie the perfect knot is an important skill for many outdoor pursuits. Whether you’re a camper, angler, rock climber or sailor, knowing the right knot for the right situation makes things a lot easier, and could even

Walk for Babies with The Lullaby Trust

Walk for Babies with The Lullaby Trust

One of the best things about being a blogger is that you never know what opportunities are going to come your way. I was already feeling motivated this year, especially after being named as an Ordnance Survey GetOutside Champion, and

Join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this January

Join in with the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this January

A few days ago I shared the idea of The Big Outdoor Bloggers Cleanup as a way of getting outside and doing something worthwhile in the grey month of January. Well, today I have another way that you and your family

The Big Outdoor Bloggers Clean Up

The Big Outdoor Bloggers Clean Up

January can be a tough month. It’s dark, it’s cold, it’s grey and often muddy. Motivating yourself to get outside can be hard. I often find that it helps to have a project or something worthwhile to aim for at

I’m an Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion!

I’m an Ordnance Survey #GetOutside Champion!

I’m still in a state of shock! Every year Ordnance Survey nominates a selection of people to be #GetOutside Champions; ambassadors for the outdoors tasked with inspiring people to get out and have some fun. I applied last year, but