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Earn an extra income during Coronavirus – Admiral.com

With the Covid pandemic having far-reaching implications for household finances, read my guide to topping up your income during lockdown, written for Admiral.com.

Travel from your kitchen table – Admiral.com

With lockdown here for at least a few weeks longer, here’s how to see the world – from the comfort of your own home! My virtual travel ideas from your kitchen table for Admiral.com.

A landlord’s guide to stamp duty – Admiral.com

Buying a second home to let can be exciting, but there’s a lot more to it than simply collecting the rent! Read my guide to landlord stamp duty for Admiral.com.

Buy to let tax changes – Admiral.com

A look at the buy-to-let tax changes facing private landlords from April 2020, and the potential knock-on effect for tenants. Written for Admiral.com.

Cambrian Escapes – Revealing Britain

Read my review of the gorgeous Reading Room at Cambrian Escapes. A blissful retreat deep in Carmarthenshire countryside… children are welcome, but you might not want to take them!

Glamping in the Afan Valley – Revealing Britain

My review of Willow Springs eco campsite for travel and lifestyle magazine Revealing Britain. If you love glamping and you love the Afan Valley, here’s where you need to go!

Meet the campervan converts – Admiral.com

Many of us dream about it, but few make it happen. I chat to three lovely campervanners who have converted their vans for work, pleasure and even a whole new life on the road!  

Hiking with kids – Admiral.com

Hiking with kids – if you’re met with gloomy faces and groans of ‘boring!’, you’re just not selling it right! One of a series of features commissioned by Admiral.com on hiking and camping in the UK. Spring 2019

Walks to soothe your soul – The Outdoor Guide

Soothing walks in south Wales: My go-to healing hikes, as chosen for Julia Bradbury’s TOG blog.

Best walks in the UK – Admiral.com

Best walks in the UK: Britain’s best spots from which to start a walk have been revealed and, unsurprisingly, the Peak District, the Lakes and Snowdonia all feature strongly! I chose my own top 10 for Admiral that should all… Continue Reading →

Hiking with dogs – Admiral.com

Happy hounds in the Great Outdoors – one of a series of features commissioned by Admiral.com on hiking and camping in the UK. Spring 2019

10 ways to boost your wellbeing – Admiral.com

10 ways to boost your wellbeing without a gym in sight. If you’re bored of the treadmill, don’t worry – here’s my Admiral guide to the smart health and wellness trends to try in 2019. Anyone for wild swimming…?  

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