Monthly Archives: February 2015

Fifty Shades more

The fortnight I spent doggedly chipping away at Fifty Shades of Grey may well have been a joyless period of my life, but it has turned out to be unexpectedly profitable. You never know when a bit of ‘specialist’ knowledge … Continue reading

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A short guide to the Norwegian pilgrim trail

When Dave Tett, Dave Briceland and I walked the St Olav pilgrim trail in Norway last summer, we were surprised to find there wasn’t an English-language guidebook in print [Update August 2015 – there is apparently a new edition, available … Continue reading

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Walking trousers to fit the season

Hiking is all about being adaptable. Gear does not make the man, but it helps make the man more comfortable. Most people can only justify the expense of one pair of hiking trousers, but after some years, I’ve come to … Continue reading

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