Emma can normally be found walking her dog around Lancashire searching for cake. Determined to see as much of the world as possible, Emma enjoys travelling to new regions especially to ski, sunbathe and soak up the culture. From Lisbon and Barcelona, to Australia and New Zealand, as long as there is some sort of cake on offer, Emma will be happy.
When she's not travelling the world, Emma enjoys walks on the hills, looking after her chickens and trying to be the next Andy Murray on the tennis court.
Our planet is in danger, we know that for certain. Not only is there a massive amount of single use plastic floating around our oceans, there is also an urgent need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late. The line-of-no-return is getting closer every day.
We can reduce... Read more03-12-19 • Emma Nolan
Benjamin Mee; Owner of Dartmoor Zoological Park, author, journalist, family man and animal lover is a firm believer in the benefits of being outdoors. Here he discusses the profound healing powers of nature. Read more11-11-19 • Emma Nolan
Retreating into the great unknown is something many of us love to do. No matter if that involves a cycle across the longest trail, a run up to the highest peaks or a ramble into the deepest forest – it's all about the great escape!
With that in mind have you ever considered taking the... Read more26-09-19 • Emma Nolan
The facts and figures are staggering but the British Heart Foundation's vision is simple. To educate, research and visualise a world free from fear of heart and circulatory diseases. The money they raise goes towards research cures and treatments to help beat heartbreak for good. Here at Blacks,... Read more17-09-19 • Emma Nolan
Overtourism - 'the perceived overcrowding of an area from an excess of tourists, resulting in conflict with locals'. Living in a world full of tourists who love to travel, explore and discover, did we ever stop to think about what impact our travels were having on the rest of the world? Read more22-08-19 • Emma Nolan
Ready for Autumn/Winter 19 we're excited to announce the arrival of the brand new Thermoball™ Eco collection from The North Face. Part of a venture into 100% recycled clothing here's everything you need to know. Read more06-08-19 • Emma Nolan
Who knew a material consisting of synthetic and organic compounds could cause such a catastrophic impact on our planet? Plastic - the material we use in almost everything. Here the big name outdoor brands take a look at what they can do to make a positive impact. Read more19-07-19 • Emma Nolan
Jet-setting to the tropical paradise Barbados wasn't a big deal. It wasn't as if there were bars full of rum punch, trees full of hummingbirds and this thing in the sky called 'the sun' that kept you warm all day! Here's an insight into our week on the tropical island, Barbados, queue the Pina... Read more28-06-19 • Emma Nolan
World Ocean Day June 7th 2019. In order to raise awareness on how humans are negatively impacting on our oceans, we have been taking a look at some of the facts on plastic waste pollution. This includes over 100 million tonnes of plastic waste being dumped into the oceans each year. And now,... Read more07-06-19 • Emma Nolan
We've been looking at some dog friendly options for your next walking weekend. From the perfect hotel or Spa break to the pub grub spots and everything in between. It's time to take the lead on planning your next dog friendly getaway (yes, you can expect more dog puns). Read more05-06-19 • Emma Nolan
Our aim was simple. To hunt the rarest of mountain creatures. Easily recognised by their high speed, determination and distinctive zebra striping. The Fox MTB riders were a sight to behold but difficult to catch, even on camera.
This weekend as the UCI Mountain Biking World Cup took... Read more04-06-19 • Emma Nolan