Monthly Archives: January 2011

Top 10 songs about being outdoors

January 27, 2011 § 2 Replies

One of my favourite things in the whole world: cycling along a canal to a field full of clover, lying down and watching the clouds drift, sharing an MP3 player with someone else and listening to any of these. If you have Spotify you can listen.


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Brecon Beacons: The movie. An epic drama

January 23, 2011 § Leave a reply

This is what happens when you take three mates (one of whom has IMovie and a great desire to avoid doing revision) and go on this walk to the waterfalls at Ystradfellte in the Brecon Beacons national park.

An epic tale of drama, hope, love and wilderness.

Review: Hiker Heavy Crew Icebreaker socks

January 22, 2011 § Leave a reply

It is very very cold in our house, as we are poor students who skimp on electricity bills and we live in Wales, not best known for its sunshiney weather. For this reason, I spend most of my time in industrial-strength socks, and thus am a bit of a sock expert. So I was pretty excited to get my hands on a pair of fluffy black and silver Hiker Heavy Crew socks by Icebreaker. They sell for £14.95 so you’d expect toasty feet. As with all my journalistic endeavours, I did not approach my review half-heartedly.

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