My Week Off – Camel Up Review, Roller Disco, Climbing Walls and Seals!

  Not so long ago I had a week off, it was a supreme week full of mini adventures and awesome activities. We started off the week with a trip to Granite Planet Climbing Centre in Penryn, this awesome place hosts well over a hundred different climbing routes in a fantastic indoor facility. We had an hour and half introductory session with Tony the owner of the centre. He talked us through all the basics and by the end of…

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Kennal Vale Photo Walk and Trespass Outback Mens Parka Jacket Review

  Kennal Vale is a gorgeous piece of Cornish woodland made even better by a dramatic river running through and deep undergrowth. Throughout the reserve the remains of a granite gunpowder mill can be seen, scattered along the wooded slopes. It’s a really fantastic place to go for a wander and to take some photos, so much so that most of the people that you see at Kennal Vale either have a camera or a dog. On a particularly cold…

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Autumnal Bass Fishing in Cornwall – Man Vs Fish Vs Seal

  People think of the peak summer months of July and August as being the best best months for fishing. I’m a pretty firm believer that this stretches to early Autumn and that great fishing can be had in September and October, especially when we have a nice warm month like we have had this September. This week my fishing co-pilot and I went down to one of our favourite marks on the North Coast of Cornwall. It’s a great…

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Hide and Seek! Jack Pyke Clearview Hide Net Review

  The weather has finally started to dry out and is, at last, looking a bit less winter and a bit more spring! After work on Friday, a good friend and I decided to seize the opportunity to enjoy the Cornish outdoors in the fine weather by going for a bit of low key shoot. It’s the sort of thing I love, a great chance to get out in the fresh air and catch up. I took my new Jack…

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Three of the Worlds Best Forests

  I love forests. Standing in a forest crammed full of gigantic trees makes you feel really small. It’s a great leveler knowing that these trees; some of which may have stood since the time of the Romans, will be around for hundred of years after you have left this world. I find that it puts all my tiny ‘first world problems‘ into perspective. Sequoia National Forest, California – USA Named after the Giant Sequoia tree, the largest of which…

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