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Review – Original BUFF® head and neckwear

With an autumnal nip in the air, now’s about the time to switch those lighter summer rucksacks to full winter kit… and firmly at the top of my checklist is my new favourite accessory. As friends know, I do like… Continue Reading →

On top of the world

I’m 1,400m up and can see the whole world.  The only souls in sight are my children and a hearty Croatian tour guide called Radamant, who speaks six languages. In old money, which I still use, 1,400m is almost 4,600ft… Continue Reading →

5 reasons why you absolutely don’t want to walk in Wales

It’s National Walking Month but don’t be fooled by all those Instagram sunsets and bluebell woods enticing you to ‘visit Wales’. If you’re thinking of coming over for a spot of hiking, honestly – don’t bother*. It’s a horrible place… Continue Reading →

Maps, motorbikes and (maybe) MS

There’s either a 20% or an 80% chance I have MS. I’d hoped for a slightly narrower differential but this is the (actually marvellous) NHS and I’m caught between two hospitals and two health boards. I’m at UHW to discuss… Continue Reading →

Quiet please: book-writing in progress!

  The maps are out, the home study resembles a particularly exhausting session of the board game Risk and the kids are trembling in dark corners. My fourth trails book is commissioned and I’ve a strong suspicion this will be… Continue Reading →

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