Monthly Archives: June 2011

Quick update – A glorious walk and kit tested!

So, with summer finally here (albeit it for a day before the rain returned) I managed to get out again for another day walk. I will give a full account when I have recovered! Needless to say that I struggled … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun…..

So, . summer is finally here? Maybe, maybe not. The forecast for tomorrow is glorious so I’m off for a wander in the morning which means an early start and the usual quandry of where to go. I think I … Continue reading

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Keen A86 Trail Runner shoes – a first impression

Having read about Steven Horner’s experiences with the Keen A86 TR’s (sounds like a dual carriageway) I was (ahem) keen to see if they were as good as I thought they would be. I had a pair turn up in … Continue reading

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Rucksack quandry….

I am currently looking for something just a little bit bigger than the OMM 32L classic rucksack for long weekends or lightweight winter trips. The 32L is starting to get a bit worn and tired and sometimes I try to … Continue reading

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Pen y Fan – a circular walk revisited

Normally you will find me walking and camping throughout the Brecon Beacons but with a heavy bias towards the eastern section (Black Mountains) or the West (Black Mountain!). This weekend saw me doing the Central Brecon Beacons and Pen y … Continue reading

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MYOG – its inevitable, isnt it?

Having been out and about much more this year (so far) than last year, I find that I have also experienced a wider variety of conditions, distances and types of trips. . So what? . Well, I am starting to find limitations on … Continue reading

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The Royal British Legion’s Great Poppy Party Weekend – highest tea party in the UK?

This post is about the Royal British Legion and their Great Poppy Party Weekend to celebrate their 90th year. The Royal British Legion was originally set up to help British Servicemen and Women and their families after the 1st World War. … Continue reading

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