Monthly Archives: July 2013

Losing weight – breaking the 3 stone barrier

I have been on a lifestyle change over the past 18 months. Not just a diet, not just a fitness program and not just a fad. I have integrated healthier eating with lowering my intake of calories and increasing my … Continue reading

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Montrail Fairhaven trailshoes – a quick review

I have been looking and looking for a replacement for my Montrail CTC trailshoes which gave up the ghost at the start of the year. Countless pairs tried on, various shops visited and no luck. I was beginning to lose … Continue reading

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Mena Campsite, Bodmin – a quick review

Recently we went down to Cornwall for a 4 day camping trip. Whilst we have stayed many times in Cornwall and camped alot in the South West we havent stayed in the Bodmin area before. We were recommended the campsite … Continue reading

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New Tent!

After coming back from our extended “weekend” camping trip we decided that we needed a tent that was smaller and lighter than our Vango Aspen DLX 7 but larger than the Easy Camp Milano 5 we had used. A quick … Continue reading

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Barney does Camping in Cornwall

Just back from a short break (or long weekend) down in Cornwall. We stayed at a campsite on Bodmin Moor which was excellent and provided the first proper camping opportunity for Barney. He coped really well and was happy to … Continue reading

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Off to Cornwall for a long weekend

Good weather and foresight Well the good weather is a bonus but I had the foresight to book some time off way back when for a long weekend. We are off to Cornwall for a 4 day break. Sue is … Continue reading

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Oookworks Bivvy – A belated first impression

Sometime ago, Sean over at Oookworks sent me a prototype bivvy that he has been working on and wanted me to have a look at. Apparently since I like messing about with tarps and bivvies and the like I was … Continue reading

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