Review: TREK 33 LITRE BLACK RUCKSACK

Review: TREK 33 LITRE BLACK RUCKSACK

I was recently offered the chance to review a rucksack from Trespass, the outdoor clothing company, and so took the opportunity to try one out during our recent trip to the Brecon Beacons. I chose a 33 litre bag as

Review: Elka Children's Waterproofs

Review: Elka Children's Waterproofs

I was recently asked by Wet Wednesdays if I would like to try out a set of waterproofs for Finn. It seemed particularly serendipitous as we were off to Wales for a short break, and as we all know, it always rains in

Two Waterfall Trail from Cwm Porth

Two Waterfall Trail from Cwm Porth

Before we headed to Wales, I asked on social media if anyone had any tips for places to visit. One suggestion that caught my eye was the waterfalls near Ystradfellte. I did a little research and came across the ‘Four

Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners

Essential Hiking Gear for Beginners

When setting out for a day hike, there are certain safety essentials that all good hikers should carry.

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

Foxton Locks

Foxton Locks

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

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.

Sywell Country Park, Northants

Sywell Country Park, Northants

Even a quick walk in familiar surroundings in dreary weather can prove to be a rewarding experience.

My Review of 2015

My Review of 2015

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