SPLODZ’S GETOUTSIDE ACTIVITY CHALLENGE

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You know me. I love to get outside. And I love a challenge. Combine those two things with being a little bit silly, and you have me down to a tee. So here I am, announcing my GetOutside Activity Challenge. … Continued

THE GETOUTSIDE INTERVIEWS | HELEN POLLARD

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I’ve been involved in the Ordnance Survey GetOutside project for a little over 18 months now, and I have to say it is really quite awesome to be involved in a campaign that encourages people to spend more time outdoors. … Continued

TOP ADVICE FOR HAPPY FEET – BECOME A SOCK SNOB

posted in: Fashion, General Post, Outdoors | 2

Whenever I am asked what my absolute top piece of advice is for those wishing to get outside more, I always say – “wear good socks”. Whether you want to go on a day hike or two, start a self-powered … Continued

Recovery Following a Physical Challenge

posted in: Health & Fitness, Outdoors | 2

I know from experience that following any kind of physical exercise, if I am working hard, I will ache. I think we all do. My joints get stiff, my back and neck aches, and my leg and arm muscles let … Continued

Review: Odlo Hiking Layers

posted in: Fashion, Health & Fitness, Outdoors, Review | 2

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 … Continued

{ Sunday Soliloquy } Give it Everything

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[ so·lil·o·quy – the act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers ] By the end of her hour record attempt yesterday, Dame Sarah Storey had exerted so much energy that she couldn’t unclip her … Continued

Some Goals and Challenges for 2014 – An Update

posted in: Bucket List, Personal | 7

Despite 2014 looking like an incredibly busy year, back in February I was inspired by a number of people to make a short list of goals and challenges I would like to achieve in 2014. As we are currently working our way through … Continued