I received my first camera as a gift in 2001; an old Canon DSLR with a Burgundy leather neck strap. I fell in love with photography, mostly shooting images of my younger brother or the countryside around my hometown in Manchester. I’ve been capturing images ever since.


I’m documenting my hiking, climbing, running, van life, writing, travel and photography adventures over on my YouTube channel. 


I’m never more than three feet away from a journal. Nestled safely in the side netting of our camper van, crumpled at the bottom of my hiking rucksack and lining the drawers of my office desk lie dozens of pages of scrawled notes and half finished journal entries. Some make it, and here they are. 

Van camping in the Peak District

I find the best plans are often the ones you make quickly, with barely enough time to sling your pack into the van and only the vaguest idea of a destination. A couple of weekends ago, we packed up the van and headed out into the countryside on a sub-zero Friday...

‘Tides’ by Nick Bullock

'Tides’ picks up where Nick Bullock’s debut ‘Echoes’ left off, with Bullock leaving his career in the prison service to pursue a life of climbing out of a small van. ‘Tides’ found me during my own time of upheaval. Moving house and changing job in the same month, my...

Tales from Nowhere

‘Many places can feel like nowhere: a desert, an isolated village, even the middle of a bustling, impersonal city. And then something happens: an adventure, a revelation, an experience that changes the whole landscape. The discovery that every place is the center of...