CURRENTLY LOVING | OCTOBER 2017

posted in: Fashion, Food & Drink, Home, Outdoors, Travel | 4

Coming up with ten things to put in my currently loving feature every month or so is a conscious process here in Splodz Blogz towers. I walk around my house and look at the things I’ve been using and enjoying, … Continued

WHY THE WEST HIGHLAND WAY?

posted in: Bucket List, Outdoors, Travel | 4

In Spring 2018 we will find out where the West Highland Way appears in the list of Britain’s Favourite 100 Walks, which may or may not feature yours truly, but for now I will just add my voice to the … Continued

ADVENTURE PLANNING WORRIES AND TIPS TO HELP

posted in: Outdoors, Personal | 14

In just over a week I will be heading north by train with a couple of friends to take on the famous West Highland Way trail up in Scotland. I think it’s fair to say that over the last few … Continued

REVIEW | SALOMON X ULTRA 2 GTX HIKING SHOES

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There are a wide range of reasons why you might choose a shoe over a boot, they are great for those who hike on low level trails, who want to move quickly along the trail, or who are looking for … Continued

BREAKING IN LEATHER HIKING BOOTS | BRASHER COUNTRY MASTER

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I often talk about boots that are comfortable “straight from the box”, that is, with little or no breaking in required. It’s something of an advantage of the lighter mesh and material boots – if you choose a traditional leather … Continued

ONE PAIR OF BOOTS FOR EVERY ACTIVITY | KEEN TERRADORA

posted in: Health & Fitness, Outdoors, Review, Travel | 4

When you are heading out for a day outside, how do you choose what to put on your feet? When packing for a road trip for which you have limited room in your bag, how do you pick the sole … Continued

WATERPROOFING MYSELF FOR HIKING

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Recently I seem to be in the habit of choosing the wettest of wet days to go hiking. And camping. I mean, this year alone I’ve done Kinder, Lancashire, and the Yorkshire Three Peaks in absolutely terrible rain. A lot … Continued

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