At Intothesticks.life we have one simple mission: to encourage others to get outside and engage with the wild world around them.
The Community Campfire is an opportunity for you to get involved and help us fulfil our mission. This is a space dedicated entirely to you. It’s where you can share some stories, tips, skills, recipes and experiences. It is the digital version of sitting around a campfire and talking about your passions.
So let’s hear some campfire stories…
Ending the day on a high
The awesome Alaskan-native residing in Scotland and self confessed mountain addict Hollie gives us an insight on her life and a very touching and inspiring view on climbing mountains – both metaphorically and literally. Also included: Hollie has joined us since writing her article for a chat as part of our ‘In Conversation With…’ series!
A journey to a positive life
The Co-Creator of The Green Prescriptions Podcast and advocate for positive mental health, Steve Upton, shares a bit of a personal insight with us here, giving us an introduction to his internal struggles as he overcomes his fears and takes his first steps along his ‘journey to a positive life’. For anybody living with anxiety,…
Catch your breath… then try and try again
Adam takes us into the exciting but often ‘sketchy’ world of climbing. In a world where there is so much pressure to ‘go hard or go home’ we need more people like Adam to tell us it’s OK to start at the bottom and learn the ropes first. Sometimes you just need to take five…
The Art of Conservation
Helping to protect the natural world one brushstroke at a time – that’s the Art of Conservation! The incredibly talented Sophie Green tells us about her life as an award winning wildlife and conservation artist. Sophie is a member of ‘Artists for Conservation’ and a record breaking fundraiser for ‘Explorers Against Extinction’.
Riding the wave: what surfing taught me about life and myself
Trading a career for the surfboard, Kirsty shares a beautiful insight into the spectacular world of surfing. A beautiful story of how riding the waves can change a life and deliver a lesson on the healing powers of nature. This is one to read.
On the Heart of Wales Line Trail
YouTuber, wild camper, adventure taking all round entertaining and nice guy Dave tells us about himself and shares an epic journey he took on the Heart of Wales Line Trail.
Hush Hush Glamping
Spectacular Staycations at Hush Hush Glamping
Featured in The Daily Mail as one of the 5 best farm stay holidays across the UK and The Telegraph as one of the 10 best back-to-nature UK breaks, Hush Hush Glamping provides an ideal setting for that much-needed digital detox.
A Dawn Chorus
‘A nature-loving, book-hoarding writer with a passion for wildlife photography.’ Like so many of her articles in her wide catalogue of work, ‘A Dawn Chorus’ is so poetically written and expresses Charlotte’s experience and emotions beautifully.
Campfire Fish & Chips
We all love some campfire cuisine, don’t we? Well, Gavin Riggall, the man behind ‘Barney’s Bimbles & Adventures’ is here to take you through his method for making the best campfire fish and chips!
Carving A Kuksa
As if cooking the best campfire fish and chips isn’t enough, the brilliant Gavin Riggall returns to walk you through his attempt at carving a kuksa – a traditional Scandinavian drinking cup.
Downhill From Here
‘Everything begins with a bit of inspiration’ Our friend Mel Preston talks about her epic passion of downhill mountain biking.
You can join us around the Community Campfire and help us to encourage others to get outside by contacting us below.
Your story might be the one that inspires somebody to get their boots on and venture into the wild world.