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OnePiece for a Cosy Night In

Hands up who likes to get into their comfies on as soon as they get home from work! I can put both of mine up here – the comfier the better… and I know I’m not the only one. As you’ll have seen on my blog and new vlogs, I rather like a big cosy

Review: Keela Belay Pro Jacket

It’s finally cold enough to write this blog post! (I say “finally” because I like proper seasons – none of this changeable stuff – bring on the winter!) I’ve had this jacket for ages but it’s so warm I’ve not wanted to wear it much. In the last few weeks, though, it has definitely proved its worth

Bryt: Happy Socks (And an Extra Kickstarter Reward)

>> Find out how you can win a colourful Apple watch and get extra free socks for backing Bryt at the bottom of this post << Earlier on in the month I was encouraged to share with you one of my guilty pleasures, and I chose to talk about my love of county music. But there

Review: Odlo Hiking Layers

Choosing the right clothing to wear when hiking (or doing any activities outdoors) is very important. It shouldn’t be difficult but the night before any long hike I stand there staring at my wardrobe trying to work out what will be the most suitable combination of layers to keep me cool, warm, comfortable, dry, and

Review: Odlo Revolution Warm Sports Underwear

This year we purposefully picked a ski resort that was going to be quite a bit warmer than our experiences of the last couple of years. We love Ruka but the thought of skiing in -29 or colder again didn’t make us smile too much, so we opted for Austria instead, where temperatures would be somewhere

This Season’s Snow Boots

One of the most popular posts on Splodz Blogz at the moment (for at least the last few weeks) is one I wrote a couple of winters ago about my favourite snow boots of the season. I think you’ve all been looking out of your windows at that white sheet of ice that covers the road, cars and

My new Quilted Dr Martens

I gave in. A couple of weeks ago I added one more pair to my collection of Dr Martens boots. I fell for these – a black quilted pair of these Core Coralie Quilted in black. You like? The boot, which has a women’s fit (slightly narrower than the unisex boots Dr Martens make), has that go with anything look that

The North Face Thermoball gets a Makeover

It is fair to say that the black Thermoball hooded jacket I received from The North Face just about a year ago has become my most worn coat in the cold weather. I love it – it fits well, is warm, looks great, and is useful as both outerwear and a layer. I thought I

OnePiece Hoodies for Post-Outdoors Relaxation

Anyone who enjoys playing in the great outdoors knows there is nothing like the feeling you get when you head back inside after the exertions for a well-earned rest. Step inside after a couple of hours in the autumn cold and damp, you’ve got a slightly runny nose, rosy red cheeks, are ready for a

Bring out the Black Boots

Today I went into a shoe shop in town to check how much a pair of black boots I’ve had my eye on were. These boots, by Dr Martens, have been in the store for quite some time – maybe even this time last year – but I’ve been good and have waited until the

Review: Merrell Verterra Mid Sport GTX

Comfort and support are the two most important features of any footwear you wish to wear for walking. Everything else, the way the shoe looks and especially the colour, is secondary. But it is rather wonderful when you receive a brand new shoe that offers comfort and support as well as fantastic looks. Meet the new-for-this-season Merrell Verterra

Dr’s Orders: “Flat, Wide, Soft Soled Shoes”

I’ve been having some trouble with my foot recently. I have a significant pain across my toes, down the outside of my foot and in my ankle. After a month of it getting more and more painful, and more and more stiff making it hard to walk on it, I gave in and went to