Review: Merrell Siren Sport Q2

Review: Merrell Siren Sport Q2

If you’ve read my other Merrell review, you’ll know that I am already a big fan. Last year I tried out the MOAB Mid Gore-Tex boots and I loved them. In fact, they became my go-to boots over the winter.

Entertain Yourself While Camping

Entertain Yourself While Camping

When you’re out on a hiking or camping trip most of the fun is supposed to come from what’s around you. You can enjoy beautiful scenery, take pleasure in the process of fending for yourself, and take the time to

Review: Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX Men’s Walking Shoes

Review: Salomon X Ultra 2 GTX Men’s Walking Shoes

Everytime I get a new pair of walking shoes or boots to review, Luke rolls his eyes, or he’ll moan about the amount of packages that arrive at the house. Funnily enough, he didn’t complain when a lovely pair of

Review: Hats from Sunday Afternoons

Review: Hats from Sunday Afternoons

I love it when I get something to review that arrives just at the right time. The British summer is always a little hit and miss weather wise, but last week the sun finally shone. Coincidentally, Man O’Leisure had been

Cooking with the Trangia Billy Can from Simply Hike

Cooking with the Trangia Billy Can from Simply Hike

I’ve been blogging a while, but old habits die hard. I’m sometimes contacted by brands asking if I’d like to choose something to try out and review, I could be cheeky and ask for something nice to wear, something flashy

Review: Wigwam Socks Peak 2 Pub

Review: Wigwam Socks Peak 2 Pub

I’m getting very fussy in my old age, especially when it comes to my footwear. It’s taken me a long time to realise, but it really is worth looking after your feet; that means investing in decent socks as well

Review: Buff Headwear

Review: Buff Headwear

I must be the last person in the world (well, among outdoor lovers anyway) to finally start appreciating the wondrous tube of fabric that is the Buff. If you’ve never heard of it before, the multi functional headwear has a

Review: Andrewshayes Holiday Park

Review: Andrewshayes Holiday Park

As tent campers, we’re not usually fans of camping at caravan parks, however I’m always happy to be proven wrong! That was certainly the case with our recent stay at Andrewshayes Holiday Park, near Axminster in East Devon. Prior to becoming parents,

Vegetarian Food for Camping Trips

Vegetarian Food for Camping Trips

It can be hard to plan your food for camping trips. This is especially true if members of your party have differing dietary requirements. After the success of my last downloadable meal planner and shopping list, and some requests, I

Review: FIREPOT Meals by Outdoorfood.com

Review: FIREPOT Meals by Outdoorfood.com

My last experience of dehydrated food was about 15 years ago during my brief foray into the world of the Duke of Edinburgh award. I wasn’t impressed. In fact, I haven’t eaten any since. Then recently, in our quest to