Photography

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.

Video

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

Journal

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. 

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...

Bouldering at Ash Head

''Those of us with adventure on our minds have a tendency to look outwards, to wider expanses in emptier corners of the map, but we forget what we might find right here at home''. One of the resolutions I made at the beginning of the year was to explore home more....

Lost in the Tramuntana mountains

Every mountain I’ve ever climbed has taught me at least one enduring lesson. The most memorable I learned in the Serra de Tramuntana, looking from my map to a mountain ridge, lost under a glaring Mediterranean sun. Last July, I packed a 50-litre backpack and boarded a...

Climbing out of depression

I’ve had many passions in my life, but none so sustained as my love for climbing. In primary school, logistical oversights spelled curtains for my earthworm collection. As a gap-toothed ten year old, my enthusiasm for football dwindled when I was dropped from the...