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Hardworking staples from Engelbert Strauss

March 16, 2015 § Leave a reply

Engelbert Strauss make durable and comfortable work and outdoor clothing that’s less for lumberjack-wannabes like me and more for, you know, actual lumberjacks. Anyway, they stock brilliant cotton staples and rugged footwear at very nice prices. Even better, most of the designs are unisex – no pastel colours in sight!

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Blue Hue – wild swimming in Snowdonia

March 10, 2015 § Leave a reply

Utterly beautiful and deeply calming, artist Natasha Brooke’s short film Blue Hue follows her mermaid-like year-round swims in Snowdonia’s glassy lakes. Contains nudity.

“I like to feel the elements on my skin and be connected to the seasonal changes, it’s nourishing. But it’s more than that: the water in these lakes offers a whole different world.”

How to film better sports video with your D-SLR

January 14, 2015 § 2 Replies

Think making movies takes time, experience or fancy software? Think again. If you own a DSLR, a tripod and a couple of lenses you already have everything you need to find your inner videographer. I headed to the Forest of Dean with mountain biker Jake Ireland to create this beginner-friendly guide for Digitalcameraworld.com

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How to: conquer the winter blues

January 9, 2015 § 2 Replies

It’s cold and miserable outside. It’s dark by the time you get home. You ate whole herd of Lindt chocolate reindeers over the Christmas break. I feel your pain, but I also have five ways to help you get through the chilly winter and stay happy and healthy till spring.

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How to: Cook five scrumptious eats on the campfire

January 1, 2015 § 2 Replies

It’s time for chilly autumn evenings! And cuddly knitted jumpers and leaves the colour of sunsets and crackly campfires and all the other lovely things that make poor old unappreciated autumn my favourite season. Celebrate by wandering into the woods this weekend, fixing up a crackling fire and cooking my five favourite zero-fuss camping recipes with some of your nice mates.

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