Family Friendly Lake District Walks

Family Friendly Lake District Walks

The last time we went to the Lake District I was pregnant, so we’d been eager to return with Finn for ages. We finally managed to fit in a family camping trip last week and, despite the fact we couldn’t do

Review: Baby BOGS Waterproof Boots

Review: Baby BOGS Waterproof Boots

Just before our latest camping trip I got an email asking if I’d like to review some Baby BOGS boots for Finn. It couldn’t have come at a better time as I had just that morning been searching online for

Harlestone Easy 3 Mile Walk

Harlestone Easy 3 Mile Walk

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

Never Work With Children…

Never Work With Children…

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!

Unearthing Local Treasures

Unearthing Local Treasures

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.

A Family Walk in Badby Woods

A Family Walk in Badby Woods

Yesterday we had a lovely walk around Badby Woods. It’s a beautiful spot and we really enjoyed a bit of family time. We’re lucky in that Finn loves going in the carrier, and pretty much laughs the whole time! Since

Nene Way Challenge Part 1: Badby to Little Everdon

Nene Way Challenge Part 1: Badby to Little Everdon

So after setting myself a little challenge to walk as much of the 110 mile Nene Way as possible over the coming months,  I finally completed the first leg. It was a modest start, I managed 3 miles starting in the

How to Hike Solo with a Baby

How to Hike Solo with a Baby

I was adamant that after the baby came along we’d still go out walking like we used to. Well, in truth I haven’t got out as much as I anticipated, one of the reasons is that I am always waiting

Sorry it's been so long…

Sorry it's been so long…

Just as I was getting to grips with this blogging lark and The Helpful Hiker was starting to get quite interesting (and dare I say it, quite helpful), as is often the case, life got in the way. 2014 was