Category Adventure

It’s official. I’m a MILF. Yep, a ‘Mum In Love with Festivals’.

Experiencing an adventure festival through the eyes of a mum-of-three. I think it’s fair to say that I was in the minority at the Armchair Adventure Festival. A mum of three young children who’d hustled hard to grab a break in the adventure world. What was I thinking? I couldn’t have been further from shimmying… Read More

Reigniting mumventure

Mumventure is a concept I started talking and writing about eighteen months ago, before the pandemic turned our lives upside down. Personally, it’s close to my heart but professionally too, as it has also fuelled my outdoor photography brand. What is a mumventure? By definition, a mumventure is an exciting or unusual experience that a… Read More

Moving house is like having a baby

– how it feels to relocate 120 miles away, with three children, and start your life again after ten years I’ve concluded that moving house, relocating elsewhere, is a bit like having a baby. There is a long-drawn out process of waiting, a mixture of nerves and excitement, the anticipation of the unknown. From time… Read More

Snow photography, tips for beginners

Confession: I don’t like the cold one little bit! However, snow appears so infrequently here in England, so when it does, getting out with my camera to practise my snow photography is too good an opportunity to miss. Whilst a snowy scene is truly beautiful, it is not the easiest thing to photograph. It does,… Read More

The Outdoor Book Club #1: Kate Humble’s ‘Thinking on my feet’

The book that changed my life – yes truly! You know that I’m all about photographing in the great outdoors but I bet you didn’t know I’m also REALLY into books written about the great outdoors. I’m fixated with stories of climbing mountains, rewilding farms, walking rivers, exploring the countryside…because it’s never just about the landscapes. It’s more often than not about personal fulfilment and reflection and I just LOVE that stuff.

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