Monthly Archives: July 2012

Rhossili and Worms Head….a quick snapshot of a great day

Since the day promised to be a corker and the kids were eager to get out, I decided to take them to the Gower or more precisely Rhossili and Worms Head. Havent been for a long time but it seemed … Continue reading

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Fizan Compact 4 Poles – first use review

No time like the present they say. Well since getting the Fizan Compact 4 poles, I have been looking forward to using them even if not completely convinced I would get on with them. So the weekend walk in the … Continue reading

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Offa’s Dyke and The Wye Valley Railway Walk

Yesterday was a good day for weather, so much so it almost caught me by surprise. I spent the morning doing bits and pieces and by lunchtime realised that the weather was still good if not¬†particularly¬†warm. So I decided to … Continue reading

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Waterfalls and cream teas

So, another weekend and another walk in the Wye Valley with the kids in tow. This time a split between Cleddon Falls and Tintern Station. First of all because the forecast lied, yes LIED to us, there was only ever … Continue reading

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Fizan Compact 4 Trekking Poles – a first look

Yes, I bought some poles. No, I didnt go with any of my original choices Yes, I am pleased with what I have got on first appearances Good enough a review? No? You want a bit more substance? Ok………. Well, … Continue reading

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Looking back to a Dartmoor trip in 2008

James over at Backpackingbongos has just come back from a rather nice trip to Dartmoor. His trip report reminded me of the many times I have visited the area myself and some of the walks I have done. Considering that … Continue reading

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