Outdoor

Stories

17th September 2020

An imaginary trip to the Orkneys

With her spring trip to Orkney foiled due to the pandemic, Dutch journalist Selma Franssen decided to go on an imaginary voyage instead. In this piece she interviews musician Erland Cooper and photographer Frances Scott, both Orcadian artists whose work explores the essence of the archipelago.

9th September 2020

Raising a generation of nature-connected youth to save our planet

Max Girardeau is Director of The Visionaries, which supports young people to transition healthily into society with passion, purpose and a connection to nature. Here he argues for nature-based self-development for young people in response, among other things, to the climate crisis.

9th September 2020

The flightless traveller: journeys from around the world

Emma Gregg is an award-winning travel writer, editor and photographer, specialising in Africa. She also covers responsible and ethical tourism, and on 8th October is releasing The Flightless Traveller, an inspirational and definitive guide to greener travel, including 50 trips that can be made via land or sea. We spoke to her to learn more about the book and the notion of flightless travel.

Authors

Maxwell Ayamba

Maxwell Ayamba

Maxwell Ayamba is an academic and journalist whose work focuses on environmental and racial justice. He also founded the Sheffield Environment Movement charity in 2016, to promote access and participation in the natural environment for people from black and ethnic minority communities.

Sam Firman

Sam Firman

A freelance writer exploring the links between adventure, travel and social progress with a background in social innovation. Recently moved from London to Vancouver for access to the mountains.

Rosie Riley

Rosie Riley

Co-Founder/Director of Adventure Uncovered, writer and dedicated North Sea surfer who settles for cycling, running and outdoor swimming when in London. Advocate and promoter of sustainability and clean technology in the UK corporate sector and developing countries.

Events

National Trust South West Outdoor Festival

27th September 2019
Cornwall

Evenings to Explore II

21st August 2019
Hampstead Heath Ponds