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This and That - What's in my Kit?

I have spent a few days trying to figure out what to write on my Thursdays posting,  but I’ve come to the conclusion that it really doesn’t matter,  as long as it is interesting, and someone gets something out of it, maybe even start a discussion or two. 765 more words


Travel essentials

Since my last post was about travel paraphernalia, this next one is going to be about travel stuff. For lack of a better word, I’m calling it “essentials” but obviously, your definition of  1,013 more words


How to repair a caving suit

Because my suit had a hole in it and there weren’t really any decent instructions on the internet.

My suit is a Warmbac cordura one, about ten years old but not used too much in the last few years. 700 more words

The Outdoors Blog

Prescription eyewear is the best thing in the world!

I have been a glasses-wearer for longer than I can even remember. I was far too young to be bothered by what other people would think of them so I never had that “but the other kids will tease me” phase, the other kids have never known me without them so it didn’t cross their minds to tease me, I’ve got used to my face with glasses on and quite apart from it squicking me to think of sticking my fingers in my eyes, I would feel sort of defenceless if I switched from glasses to contacts. 469 more words

The Personal Blog

Bring on the shiny stuff.

So I wrote last week about how my iPhone and I weren’t getting along when it came to GPS run tracking. I’ve now deleted the apps from my phone and won’t be returning to them (unless of course, as I expect it’s the phone not the software. 200 more words


What a bag of knackers!

Quick post for this afternoon.

Having done a nice little stop start 6km with my group of cadets on Thursday night I fancied a run on my own this afternoon. 173 more words

My Kit