Monthly Archives: June 2011

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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The Book of The Bivvy – a quick review

Just a quick review of a small but significant book about bivvying… . . This book is a modern classic and a personal favourite of mine. I bought the book a few years ago on a whim when I was playing … Continue reading

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Hilleberg Unna – more thoughts on this tent

So, I managed to get out again with the Unna last weekend as per my previous post and this time with very strong winds. So having used it in harsher conditions and also with a bivvy bag instead of an … Continue reading

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Kit list for my Black Mountains weekend

As per request, I have added the kit list I used for my weekend jaunt to the Black Mountains. The caveats to remember are that it was a 12 mile walk in, wildcamp overnight at 2100ft and 8 mile walk out … Continue reading

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