Life is Not Like Instagram. A Response.

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This morning Dave Cornthwaite posted an introductory article on his Medium blog entitled Life is Not Like Instagram. In some ways it’s a response to the current trend of people pointing out how artificial social media can be – I think … Continued

A Standup Paddleboard (SUP) Lesson

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SUP – Standup Paddleboarding (or stand up paddleboarding or stand-up paddle boarding or however you are actually supposed to write it) – has been on my bucket list for a little while. I have always loved water sports and this … Continued

Exploring Bristol – Clifton Suspension Bridge

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I strongly believe that adventure (today’s BEDM topic), is there to be found wherever you are and whatever you are doing. It is, after all, a state of mind rather than a verb with a written-in-stone definition.  When I was away for … Continued

Review: The North Face Base Camp Duffel Large

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In this bag I have packed… three thick ski coats, two ski pants, two ski helmets, two pairs of ski goggles, twelve pairs of ski socks, all my base layers and thermals, a couple of micro fleeces, a handful of … Continued