Review: OUTXE Savage 20000mAh Rugged Power Bank

Review: OUTXE Savage 20000mAh Rugged Power Bank

We recently spent a couple of days camping in the New Forest and, unlike us, we opted to go without an electric hook-up. As it was only a short trip and a warm time of year, I was sure we’d

Review: Musto Essential Crew BR1 Jacket

Review: Musto Essential Crew BR1 Jacket

Choosing what to wear outdoors in the British springtime can be a minefield. This year we had an unusually cold winter, with widespread freezing weather and snow well into March, yet the early May bank holiday was the warmest on

Review: Vango Helix 300 Tent

Review: Vango Helix 300 Tent

Anyone who reads this blog knows that we are massive camping fans, and love heading off with our family tent for a few days under canvas. Up until now, we’ve shied away from smaller backpacking style tents in favour of

Review: Mother & Nature Outdoor Maternity Wear

Review: Mother & Nature Outdoor Maternity Wear

When I was pregnant with Finn, I didn’t get too massive and mostly just wore my normal clothes and lots of baggy t-shirts. This time around I made it to about 16 weeks before I suddenly found myself with nothing

5 Reasons you should use Walking Poles

5 Reasons you should use Walking Poles

I generally try to keep my kit to a minimum when out walking, however there are a few essential items that are always in my rucksack, I’ve also recently been persuaded of the benefits of using walking poles. I used

Review: BOGS Boots for all the family

Review: BOGS Boots for all the family

Over the last couple of months me and Finn have each been road testing a pair of BOGS insulated boots. I’ve been a massive fan of BOGS ever since Finn had his first pair of Baby BOGS, and so I

Review: Rohan Women’s Winter Roamers

Review: Rohan Women’s Winter Roamers

I don’t know what it is about me, but I can never find a pair of walking trousers (well, actually any trousers) that fit well. I consider myself average height and size, but it’s always a nightmare finding a pair

The Layering System Explained

The Layering System Explained

Unlike most of my posts, this one has come about at the most opportune moment! We are under a few inches of snow, and with the arctic blast set to continue for a few more days, it’s a great time

Review: Hi-Tec Altitude Alpyna Women’s Boots

Review: Hi-Tec Altitude Alpyna Women’s Boots

I’ve tried out a lot of footwear over the years and so I like to think I know what I’m looking for in a pair of walking boots. When Hi-Tec got in touch and sent me some boots to try,

Review: Summit to Eat Freeze Dried Adventure Food

Review: Summit to Eat Freeze Dried Adventure Food

We were recently sent some samples of freeze dried food adventure food from Summit to Eat  and we had great fun in the woods putting them to the test. We tried out a 2 day ‘Festival Kit’ which retails at £19.50