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We got a dog | What we’ve learnt

Getting a dog was something that we’d been wanting to do for a really long time and the time finally came when we moved out of rented accommodation and into our own house. Based on my own experience I’ve put together some scribbles on what to expect if you’re think…

Plastic free gift ideas for Christmas

Christmas is fast approaching and after a year of living as plastic free as possible I am cringing when I think about the amount of waste that’s coming up – from all the decorations to the presents and food. So I thought I’d compile some suggestions of presents to get…

Isle of Arran | Climbing Goatfell | Scotland

Goatfell is the largest mountain on the tiny little island of Arran in Scotland. It’s a nice pointy peak – a satisfying mountain to look at, as we discovered on our visit last year. As you arrive my sea on the ferry, it looms up over Brodick drawing your eye…

Rab Microlight Alpine Jacket | Long term review

Wherever you go you’ll see people in micro light down jackets at the moment. They’re everywhere – the market is saturated and you can pay as little or as much as you want. I’ve had my Rab Microlight Alpine jacket for about 5 years now so thought it was time…

Catstye Cam | wild camp | Trail magazine

A dash of deep red, a splash of gold and veins of vibrant pink were blended expertly together across the sky, as though from an artist’s brush. It was 5 o’clock in the morning and the air was still, everything unmoving apart from the rays of sun casting bright beams…