Canoe trip on the river Wye

Canoe trip on the river Wye

Anyone that has travelled by water will know it is something special.  Floating along in a canoe, essentially sitting on the water, allows for a completely different view than walking, running, or riding a bike.  When travelling alongside a river, we almost always...
What a year… see you 2020!

What a year… see you 2020!

Well, what a year 2020 has been. Many, if not most, of us have had our plans put on hold due to COVID19 this year, and many have had it a lot worse. I didn’t manage many of my outdoor adventure or running plans. I should have made the most out of being at home more...
Get Outdoors in a hammock

Get Outdoors in a hammock

As part of my #GetOutdoors and #MicroAdventure ambitions I slept outside in my hammock.  This also helped me escape some of the heat of the house in the heatwave.  OK, so I didn’t travel far, just in my garden, but what a nice way to spend the night –...
Petzl Tikka RXP Head Torch

Petzl Tikka RXP Head Torch

Now that Autumn is here and the nights are drawing in, us runners need a helping hand to light the way.  I use the Petzl Tikka RXP head torch.  This allows me to keep my hands free, which is my preferred running style. The Tikka RXP is awesome.  It is super powerful,...