I like to write nature inspired pieces about woodlands, or locations in the world I have visited. I also am documenting my van conversion. If you would like to talk about anything then please get in touch, I’d love to chat. Holly.
My new children’s book ‘Chesnut and Daphne’ is now available after a great day at the Family Jubilee Raceday at the Rowley Mile Racecourse in Newmarket this May.
There are many views on bringing dogs from other countries back into the UK but that’s another conversation. It’s estimated there are up to 40,000 abandoned dogs in the UK alone, due to the impact of Covid. The Dogs Trust sees an increase in our four legged friends needing to be rehomed after events likeContinue reading “Adopting a stray dog in Albania”
How the use of DDT affected the Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) in Great Britain. The main aim in food production is to achieve the highest yield and create the greatest profit. To do this a control method must be in place to stop pests reducing yield.
This is the main blog that we will share our adventures on so friends and family can be kept up to date with our whereabouts during our year long road trip.
A subject which many self builders may face, or have faced. Not the most prettiest of things to talk about but necessary. So, the main questions are why does my campervan conversion have mould under my mattress and how do I get rid of it. Read below to find out! First, where has the mouldContinue reading “Mould in my campervan conversion!”
Here is a quick guide on what to do in Ambleside, where to eat and some great walks from the centre of this market town in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
So 2022 is looking like a great year for kit innovation and provided the country(ies) stays open, it will be a full year of adventures.
Just a little note: I pitched this slightly differently than how Robens recommend. See their video here. So in this video I test out the Robens Trace Hammock from the 2022 range, whilst at the Wilderness Gathering, a bushcraft festival in Wiltshire based at the Bush Farm Bison Centre! It is a festival for thoseContinue reading “Robens Trace Hammock at the Wilderness Gathering”
I love the Lake District and I haven’t been back to Borrowdale since helping film Best Walks With A View for ITV. The weather was pretty warm and bright so we decided to head up Great Gable. Standing at 899m, it’s not the tallest in the Lakes, however the incline is pretty high as youContinue reading “Tent pitch in the Lake District and a walk up Great Gable”
During lockdown 1 I obviously couldn’t go camping up in the mountains so my back garden was the perfect location for an overnight camp and morning yoga.
Testing out the Robens Pilgrim Chair, Fire Bug Stove Titanium and the Frontier Cook Set M.
I had the pleasure of testing out the Robens Elk River 1 tent on the shores of Coniston Water in the Lake District between lockdowns in 2020.
I am thrilled to announce that my film Pioneer has been listed in the BMC Women in Adventure Film Competition 2021. Celebrating the early pioneering women who paved the way allowing us all to have the opportunity to go outdoors, explore and experience the world. Pioneer is about inclusivity; how anyone from a minority canContinue reading “BMC Women in Adventure Film Competition”
This record book will help you identify and become familiar with 30 British tree species. Of these 21 are native, 5 are naturalised or commonly found broadleaved trees and there are 4 commercial exotic conifers.
A short blog about the importance of family and the outdoors.
It is known that spending time outdoors and in contact with the natural environment can have positive effects on physical and mental health (Pretty et al 2005, Seymour 2003). With tourism lower due to the recent pandemic, it is important, now more than ever to get people back outdoors. Regular walking improves mood, reduces anxietyContinue reading “Work with Holly”
Here is a blog about a couple of things I love about New Zealand.
It’s -3 and I decided to camp in the garden.
An introduction to the 5 main characteristics which put all the species within the Chordata phylum.
There are many elements that contribute to the formation of soil here we go into it all.