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Mission declutter: a step towards minimalism

Mission declutter: a step towards minimalism

The impact the clutter in our house has on our mental happiness has been evident for some time – pretty much since we moved up …
Switch up the plastic: simple swaps

Switch up the plastic: simple swaps

Once you see plastic you can’t un-see it. It’s crept into our everyday lives and taken over; we’re so dependent on …
Trusting your gut | Should I have said no?

Trusting your gut | Should I have said no?

I’m haunted by her face, even now weeks later. Hollow, scared and so so full of despair. It moved me so much, I …
Four routes up Pen Y Fan in Wales

Four routes up Pen Y Fan in Wales

As I’ve mentioned a few times on my blog, I grew up with Pen Y Fan on my doorstep. It’s the highest …
Warnscale Head bothy + climbing Hay Stacks

Warnscale Head bothy + climbing Hay Stacks

Hay Stacks – a favourite walk amongst walkers in the Lake District. This little mountain has always had people it in its thrall but for …
No spend challenge 2019

No spend challenge 2019

I’m not great with money. I’m not bad either. That said, last year was an extravagant year for us and so now …
On test | Vango Ultralite Pro 200 sleeping bag*

On test | Vango Ultralite Pro 200 sleeping bag*

When the Vango Ultralite Pro 200 landed on my doormat I was pretty excited to get out to the hills and test it out. However, …
Review: Trakke Storr carry on rucksack

Review: Trakke Storr carry on rucksack

As the crisp paper package was handed over to me I took it with mixed feelings. Wrapped carefully inside, free of plastic and handmade …