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26th June 2020

Building a sustainable outdoor community after COVID-19

Rosie Watson is currently running from the UK to Asia for The New Story Run, searching for stories of new ways of living, working and meeting our needs in a time of climate crisis. In this unflinching long read, she reflects on how we can use COVID-19 positively, to build a sustainable outdoor community.

10th June 2020

Go Home Polish: Walking 1,900 km in search of home

Michal Iwanowski is a documentary photographer. He grew up in Poland but has been working and living in Wales since 2001. In 2018, for Go Home Polish, he walked 1900km from Wales to Poland, exploring the idea of 'home' in response to the Brexit debate and xenophobic graffiti he had seen in Wales. Sam chatted with Michal about the trip, his images, long-distance walking and home.

8th June 2020

UK Adventure, Uncovered: East of England

Our UK Adventure, Uncovered Map was first unveiled at our 2020 Film Festival as way to crowdsource attendees' favourite adventure spots. We'll be releasing a digital version soon. In the meantime we asked the Adventure Uncovered family to tell us about some of their chosen local spots. In this piece, Sam tells us about two spots in Norfolk, where he grew up.

Authors

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

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.

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.

Events

Love Trails Festival

14th July 2018
Gower Peninsula, Wales