February 2, 2020

Last week a new member of our outdoor group “Adventurers” had his very first session with us.  He described himself as a “competitive gamer”.  I said “oh yes, lots of people in our group are gamers”, trying to make connections and he replied with” yes, they are, they a...

January 19, 2020

what makes sense when nothing else makes sense?

A blog about mental health and internal barriers to getting outdoors.

So, this is a pretty important entry actually, to me at least and maybe some of you may relate.  Apparently the personal can be surprisingly universal....

January 10, 2020

Winter - #TinyAdventuresProject

It occurs to me, that if you do what you would usually do in the Summer, on a cold winters day, that this can become a new experience or challenge and a tiny adventure possibility.  Many people cook, camp and play outdoors in the summer b...

January 1, 2020

The Tiny Adventures Project

As 2020 begins, the start of not just a year but also a new decade, I am about to embark on a series of tiny adventures.  Would you like to come with me? I’d love it if you did.  It is for everyone.  Make some  #2020TinyAdventureGoals with me...

October 25, 2019

My mate Charlotte

Yesterday I had a distressed message from a great friend and talented outdoor colleague, Charlotte,  who had seen a thread on an outdoor leader forum discussing how to work with some "disruptive" children in their sessions.  One of these children was i...

August 22, 2019

  1. If you are wealthy you are more likely to have green space near you. A report from Natural England in 2014 found that the richest wards in England have 5 times the amount of green space.  In my local town of Bodmin, a large public green area close to several housin...

April 7, 2018

Question:    So how does a single parent family with no budget but lots of curiosity and a bit of wanderlust manage to get some Adventure?  

Answer:       It can be very tricky but here are some things we have managed to do so far and some of the inspiring peo...

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