Dolphins, Pembrokeshire coast

Dolphins | Pembrokeshire Coast

The Blogwords from wild places

Welcome to the ‘old normal’

PHOTO DETAILS Comet C/2020 F3 (NEOWISE) captured above Verbier earlier this week by Melody Sky I'm currently spending a few days in Verbier, Switzerland as a guest of top photographer Melody Sky (http://www.melodyskyphotography.com/) and learning how not to fall off...

Enough is Enough

Enough is enough. Regard this as the launch of the Anti-Lycra League, a (thus far) one-man campaign against the tyranny of Lycra. For who needs this devil’s fabric? Not me, that’s for sure – and, I suspect, not the vast majority of recreational cyclists, on whom it...

“Mind if I push in?”

The Trans-Savoie Enduro Race (http://trans-savoie.com/) passed through Les Arcs today. I’d like to say it was a festival of colour and excitement but it seemed to consist largely of a group of self-referential individuals clogging up the lifts and trails. Example:...

To BA or not to BA…that is the question?

‘Customer Relations’ – here’s a dictionary definition: ‘the department of an organisation that gives help to customers and deals with their problems’. Which makes you wonder why British Airways bother with a customer relations department since it gives neither help...

TOP SKI GEAR FOR WINTER 15/16

Here are six top new products for the coming ski season if budget is no object. As with the previous blog, for pics of ‘em all go to the relevant websites. Arc’teryx Lithic Gloves £185 www.arcteryx.comUsing a mix of Gore-tex outers and Primaloft insulation, and with...

BEST CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR SKIERS

Here’s a range of cool Christmas gifts for skiers to suit all budgets (for pics of all of ‘em go to the websites listed). OPINEL ‘3 CONTINENTS’ LIMITED EDITION KNIFE www.whitbyandco.co.uk £89.95 Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Opinel has released a special edition...

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