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The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 42 #SplodzWPC

Humans have pretty much taken over the planet, but there are still places where wildlife roam free and can go about their routine without being interrupted by us. This week I want to see your photos of “natural habitat” – yours, your pets, or in fact anything.  Check out #SplodzWPC on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Week 42 Theme: Natural Habitat  

Going to the Sun in Glacier National Park

Shivering with cold, soaked through to the skin and dripping water all over the floor, I asked the lady behind the counter in A&W for whatever was their most popular meal. I was so cold and wet that I had lost any ability to make basic decisions, and the happy lady and her work experience

Theme Park Day Pack Essentials

Spending a day at a theme park, whether it be somewhere as iconic as Disney’s Magic Kingdom or Universal Islands of Adventure over in Orlando Florida, or something closer to home like Alton Towers, is unlike any other day out you might experience. Once you leave the car park you generally don’t have the opportunity to go back

Share Your Outdoors

This post combines a few things that I love… the outdoors, challenges and photography. Last week I got a little message from Lucy over at Paddle Peddle Pace (great blog if you’re looking for something new to read) to say she’d tagged me in an outdoor photography competition I just had to check it out. And this is

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 41 #SplodzWPC

Is it bed time yet? I admit that I am SO shattered at the moment. My body and mind are tired and I have been trying to mitigate that in lots of ways. But the fact is that every morning I wake up looking forward to the evening, and those few minutes before I close

The Weird and Quite Wonderful Yellowstone National Park

Everyone has heard of Yellowstone National Park. The Old Faithful Geyser is one of those geological wonders that tourists travel from far and wide to see, and I am certain you will have seen a huge number of photographs of the plume of hot water and steam in magazines and on travel websites. We had

Get Out More Often – A Challenge for Today

What are you doing today? Are you at work? Stuck in the office until 6pm this evening? Are you in the car? On the train? Off to visit relatives? Travelling to a meeting? Maybe you’re at home with a huge list of household chores to get done (like me)? Go out and explore the woodland down the road.

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 40 #SplodzWPC

Something that you might think is a bit tougher this week for our photo challenge… Check out #SplodzWPC on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Week 40 Theme: Habitual   I guess after our week of reflection last week I wanted to make you think a little more. This year-long challenge was designed to give us inspiration for photography, I’m

Wildlife in Yellowstone National Park

I woke up on this particular Thursday morning like a child waking on Christmas morning. Full of excitement and expectation on what the next few days would bring, I was ready to see scenery and features I had seen hundreds if not thousands of times in photographs. It was time to head into Yellowstone National

Review: Merrell Moab FST Gore-tex Walking Shoes

I recently received a pair of the new Merrell Moab FST walking shoes to try out. They arrived at a particularly good time. I decided at the end of our road trip over in North America that I should really replace my KEEN Bryce hiking shoes. In the four years I have had them I

The Splodz Blogz Photo Challenge | Week 39 #SplodzWPC

For some reason this week I have been feeling very pensive. Not down or sad, just very full of hope and wishes and thought. So naturally your photo theme for the current theme will follow that mood… Check out #SplodzWPC on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Week 39 Theme: Reflections Maybe it’s because it is September and kids everywhere are starting

Currently Loving: September 2016

As you will have noticed I have had a few months off the monthly Currently Loving posts here on Splodz Blogz; I was away for three months then had a super busy month at work in August, and September has quite simply flown by. I did think I should start in October but I had