Review

Review: Ghostek Atomic Waterproof iPhone Case

Knowing that I would be wanting to get full use out of my phone camera while I was away in North America, my friends at Mobile Fun sent me one of their new waterproof cases to try out. The Ghostek Atomic 2 is waterproof, dustproof and shock resistant, meaning you can stop worrying about what

Review: TeckNet PowerGen Power Pack

As someone who loves both her gadgets and tech as well as getting out and about into the countryside for some time away from it all, no kit list is complete without some kind of battery power. It’s now a good year or two since I took the advice of the equally gadget and outdoors

Review: Scoff Club – Subscription Sweets

I definitely seem to have some sort of reputation when it comes to sweets. I absolutely love sugary fruity citrus flavoured chewy or melty or crumbly candy. I just can’t help myself and my friends know it and I will often be gifted sweets over anything else. Even when there is a cupboard full of chocolate I can

Riding to the Sea. For the Journey.

It’s a few weeks ago now that we had an entire day spare just to head somewhere on the motorbikes just to enjoy the ride. For me it was also an opportunity to try out two new things – the fab new topbox I got from LincsGeek for Christmas and a great new travel shirt

A Day Hike on Mam Tor

You all know by now that I like nothing more than being able to take a day off work and heading off into the countryside for a day hike. Having worked a number of Saturdays recently, and missing out on much needed time outdoors as a result, last week I was able to take Wednesday

Review: Aqua Sphere Siskin Swimsuit

I’m not sure that when Aqua Sphere sent me their new Siskin swim suit to try out and encourage me back into the water to they realised I would give it its first outing in a shark tank. But you know, I’m a girl with a huge bucket list and when I get invited to swim

Keeping Your iPad Safe | Review: STM Dux for iPad

What a wonderful invention the iPad is. I take mine everywhere. Especially when I travel. While my phone acts as my camera and my link to the outside world, my iPad provides me with hours of entertainment and a way to edit photos and update Splodz Blogz while on the move. But it’s fragile. So

Snorkelling with Sharks at SEA LIFE Blackpool

A little while ago I received an invitation to attend the opening of a new exhibit at SEA LIFE Blackpool, the seafront aquarium that’s part of the Merlin Group and has a number of sites across the UK. They were launching something called “Jurassic Seas”, an area within the centre dedicated to really really old creatures. Despite

Playing Hockey, Dodgy Knees and Deep Heat

Isn’t it strange what brings back memories? Smells definitely do it for me. And when a parcel with a new Deep Heat product arrived for me to try out it wasn’t even smelling the smell that did it, but simply thinking about the smell.  When I was a teenager I absolutely loved playing hockey. It was

Review: Waking up with Lumie Bodyclock Active

We received a Lumie Bodyclock Active 250 for Christmas after at least a couple of years of thinking about buying one. I am definitely a believer in SAD, and think I suffer from it myself. When the mornings and evenings are dark I go into a state of slump, losing what energy I had built up during

Review: Jim Bag Duffel

The thing I like most after a good pair of shoes, is a nice bag – and like my shoes I prefer my bags on the more practical side of fashion. Come on you know I’m no fashionista – you’ll not spot me with a short handled bag in the crook of my arm, totally

Recipe: Lemon and White Chocolate Truffles

Fancy making something indulgent to share at a Christmas or New Year party this month? Here’s an idea – these are lovely little lemon and white chocolate truffles made with Rachel’s yogurt. Yes that’s right – yogurt – and lemon flavoured yogurt at that.  The recipe, which was sent to me by Rachel’s, is very simple.