FINDING GREEN SPACES IN SHREWSBURY

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Last year I had the pleasure of being introduced to the Shropshire town of Shrewsbury courtesy of a trip organised by Original Shrewsbury, the local tourist organisation. We squeezed in a huge amount of touristy activities in our 36 hours, … Continued

FIND YOUR LOCAL GREENSPACE AND GETOUTSIDE

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If you’ve been reading Splodz Blogz for any length of time you will know how I like to champion getting outside in your local area. I’ve said, more than once, that there are so many places to explore from your … Continued

AT HOME ADVENTURE AT LOCAL NATURE RESERVES

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I have always been a huge advocate of exploring nature’s spaces close to where I live. While I do enjoy travelling far and wide to enjoy the great outdoors at the top of mountains or on multi-day adventures, I still … Continued

50 THINGS TO DO OUTSIDE THIS SUMMER

I love this time of year. It has so much potential for adventure at home and away – it’s warm (ish!), dry (ish), and just feels like there is more time in the day to spend at least some of … Continued

Exploring Nature’s Spaces in Lincoln

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Earlier on the year, in an effort to make sure I made time for some long walks before I attempt the Lyke Wake Walk in June, I earmarked a number of Saturdays when I wasn’t at work or doing anything … Continued

Movie Set Scenery – Wild West Part Four

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One of the reasons I like to travel is to see things in real life that otherwise I could only see in pictures. Our Wild West motorcycle tour confirmed this for me: there is nothing better than seeing something that … Continued

The Hottest Place on Earth – Wild West Part Three

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In the same way that nothing can really prepare you for skiing in -29 degrees Celsius (which we did in Ruka, Finland), nothing can prepare you for riding a motorbike in +48 degrees Celsius. It is not simply a case … Continued