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

One Hour Outside November 2016 | Week 4 Update

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The week just gone has been an excellent example of why I set this One Hour Outside challenge and have made so much of it here on Splodz Blogz and on my social media feeds. It’s been dark, cold, wet, … Continued

One Hour Outside November 2016 | Week 2 Update

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Two weeks into November already – the time is FLYING by! I’ve been very fortunate to have a week off work this week, which has given me the freedom to take my One Hour Outside challenge a little further afield. But we’ve … Continued

A Picnic in my Kitchen: Not Doing the Lyke Wake Walk

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I have had picnics in the rain before. I am a member of that family who would sit on the beach in our raincoats eating jam sandwiches and blue and white striped crisps, determined to enjoy our day by the … Continued

Outdoor Bloggers Weekend – Camping and Hiking in Edale

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Earlier this year Jenni from The Thrifty Magpies Nest and I launched a new network aimed at bloggers who write about the outdoors. Outdoor Bloggers was borne out of a desire to meet up with other writers who love the … Continued