The 12 Gifts of Christmas: 10th – Hats

The 12 Gifts of Christmas: 10th – Hats

We’ve reached day 10 of our 12 Gifts of Christmas.  And today we’re talking Hats.  Hats are the perfect gift for the outdoor Adventurer, whether they be a hiker, a canoeist, a kayaker, skier, mountain biker…     I have a great collection of hats,...
Tried and tested: MSR Windburner Stove

Tried and tested: MSR Windburner Stove

This review is based on my own experiences of using this stove.  It is an independent review. I’ve owned my MSR Windburner stove for about three years now.  I have used other stoves in the past – Trangias with meths or gas and the MSR PocketRocket.  I also...
Breaking down the 5 barriers to canoeing

Breaking down the 5 barriers to canoeing

My husband said that one day we would canoe across Scotland together.  “It won’t be a race, it will be a holiday”. We’ll take our time, soaking up the sun while the villages on the shorelines of the lochs drift past.  We’ll camp at night...