Archive for May, 2013

Sky High Percentage

It all started with a delicate little pudding bowl in the sink. It was underneath everything else, under dishes, bubbles and when I found it it split like a childhood dream under peer pressure (no idea where that one just came from, was I remembering or worried about the girl…) and the thin finely edged […]

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Keen Footwear Review, Alamosa and Revel

Keen footwear has been a constant for me for many years once I discovered the light weight and wide toe box and I’ve also tested a bunch of models on here over the years. For last winter I was sent the new (for last winter) Revel boot and Holly finally grew into her test pair […]

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

New Alpkit Glowe and Manta Lighting Review

Got some new lighting in from Alpkit to test recently, here’s a wee look at it. LED lights have made nights in the hills much better, especially with brightness and battery power seemingly rising together every new new batch of lights. But, there’s an awful lot of mock-earnest po-facedness about it as well, something that […]

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

PTC signs for Rangers (Lang Craigs Division) – Update

I’m rather pleased to have been asked to be a ranger for the Woodland Trust at their Lang Craigs site in the Kilpatrick Hills. It’s a volunteer post (so you can sit back down taxman) and one that I’m more than happy to dedicate time and effort to. The Kilpatricks look safer right now than they have […]

Sunday, May 5th, 2013