Dolphins, Pembrokeshire coast

Dolphins | Pembrokeshire Coast

The Blogwords from wild places

“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...

SKI GEAR REVIEWS WINTER 15/16 #2 MAMMUT LIGHT REMOVABLE AIRBAG

There are many issues to consider when buying an ABS daypack, price in particular. But in reality price can be set to one side unless you consider your life to be worth less than a few hundred quid, and this offering from Mammut is actually pretty good value at £490...

SKI GEAR REVIEWS WINTER 15/16 #1 BLACK DIAMOND MISSION PRO JACKET

This is the first in what will be a series of ski gear reviews of the best kit for this season… The Mission Pro is Black Diamond’s top-of-the-range shell and it’s easy to see why – made from rugged Gore-tex Pro fabric it has the durability to handle all manner of...

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