8 easy fundraising ideas to smash your charity target

8 easy fundraising ideas to smash your charity target

These easy fundraising ideas are designed for small groups and individuals who have a target they want to reach for a charity but not a lot of time or resources on their side. I used to work as a professional charity fundraiser. And while I'm no longer in that...

Setting up a plastic-free refill hub at home

Setting up a plastic-free refill hub at home

I've made a lot of lifestyle changes for the planet. I almost entirely only buy second hand, eat a plant-based diet, reduce my flying and use public transport or my legs) over driving. As much as it's great to do these things, I feel that I have a duty to do...

Guide to hiking the Welsh 3 Peaks

Guide to hiking the Welsh 3 Peaks

The Welsh 3 Peaks is a brilliant hiking challenge that takes in the highest mountains in Wales' main mountain regions: Brecon Beacons, South Snowdonia and North Snowdonia. It's a total walking distance of 17 miles (27.4km) and covers an accent of over 2200 meters....

30+ DofE volunteering ideas in the UK

30+ DofE volunteering ideas in the UK

Stuck for inspiration when it comes to DofE volunteering ideas? Then check out the list below for 30+ opportunities in the UK that you can use towards this part of your award. YOU MIGHT ALSO WANT TO CHECK OUT: DofE Kit list: The best rucksack and gear for your...

A birthday party I will NEVER forget!

A birthday party I will NEVER forget!

On the 9th of February 2017 I launched a Facebook group. I called it Love Her Wild - an adventure community to celebrate and encourage more women to get outdoors. At the same time, I published a post inviting women to apply to join me on The Everest Adventure. It was...

10 ideas for your Gold DofE residential

10 ideas for your Gold DofE residential

Gold DofE residential is something you'll need to do if you want to complete the highest level on the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Your residential will need to be completed alongside volunteering, skills and, of course, your Gold DofE expedition. Other blogs you may find...

21 Expedition food ideas

21 Expedition food ideas

This guide is for anyone looking for inspiration for their expedition food plan. I've covered all meals as well as ideas for dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. I originally wrote this guide for anyone doing their Duke of Edinburgh (DofE)...

FAQ

FAQ

Frequently asked questions I get asked a lot of questions about the adventures I go on, the online community I built and the how I managed to build a career for myself as a conservationist and adventurer. I know when I started out I found there was a lack of...

Press release template

Press release template

It's worth spending a bit of time writing a press release that is as good as you can get it. It's your best shot at getting media interested in what you are doing. Although this template is based on research I did online (and my own experience) you don't have to...