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: 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

Review: VARTA Powerbank

Review: VARTA Powerbank

As avid users of many gadgets, we are forever looking for ways to keep them charged when we’re camping or hiking. We both have phones plus a tablet, so it can be a real issue, particularly these days when the

Review: The Freeloader child carrier

Review: The Freeloader child carrier

Our son, Finn, has reached an awkward age when it comes to going out on walks. Up until now we have used a LittleLife ‘Voyager’ child carrier, and it has served us well. We’ve used it since Finn was about

Review: PACMAT Patch

Review: PACMAT Patch

Like most bloggers (and many others) I’m a big fan of social media. I can engage with people all over the world, hear new ideas and find great products, all while sitting in my front room. This is true of

Review: Rhinosports Vacuum Flask 500ml

Review: Rhinosports Vacuum Flask 500ml

As you know I love trying out new kit, so I was eager to put my new Rhinosport flask through it’s paces. I went for the black 500ml option, as I prefer flasks that are smaller and more slimline. I

Review: Bundle Bed

Review: Bundle Bed

I first heard about Bundle Beds back at the beginning of 2016 just as they were due to launch their Kickstarter campaign. They got in touch to tell me about their great idea, and I thought it sounded fantastic! In