I’m Hannah, a writer and photographer from West Yorkshire, England.  

This website is a space for me to share stories from my time spent roaming the wilds of the UK and beyond; the journals, photographs and short films I’ve collected on the way. 

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.

 

Journals

 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. 

 

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...

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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...

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A snowy week in the Bavarian Alps

In January, Nathan and I spent some time in the German Alps, hiking in the snowy fir forests and climbing some of Bavaria’s most beautiful peaks. Salzburg to Berchtesgaden We arrived in Salzburg on the Saturday afternoon and bundled our gear into the backseat of...

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Video

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