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Camping ditty

We’re going camping, we’re going to take a trip, Going to put the tent up, hope it doesn’t drip. Hoping for some sunshine, instead of lots of rain, If it’s going to chuck it down we might not go again.…

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Mission aborted

Mission aborted

Wimped out. Gave in. Didn’t dare. However you describe it, what we did was stay at home instead of going camping this weekend. After considering booking something at the last minute we decided to try to win the weather gamble…

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11th hour camping

I admit it, I’m a planner. Most of my life is organised, much of it many weeks, if not months, in advance. I can’t function without my Filofax (I’ve tried moving to an online calendar, but it’s just not working…

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Festival camping tips for families who love their home comforts

Festival camping tips for families who love their home comforts

The sun is shining and the birds are singing. Briefly. Then before you know it, the heavens have opened again and the once luscious grass has turned into a swamp around your feet. Yes, that’s right, it’s festival season once…

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Old El Paso – a new staple in our house

“100% yumminess” is how Mimi described Old El Paso‘s Warming Paprika and Herbs casserole mix. The packet was part of a pack of goodies which Old El Paso kindly sent us to review. We are excited to be going to…

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The airbed revelation – guest post by Ali

SUNNY DAYS AND COLD NIGHTS IN WALES, SUVIVAL BLANKETS & THE AIRBED REVELATION We love All The Camping Gear (Ed’s note: Aw shucks), and after an insightful Easter weekend camping in Wales, we thought we would share our story of…

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Aldi special buys – base layer basics

I’ve said before that I’m a cold person, so when I was offered the opportunity to review a base layer from Aldi’s special buys range I jumped at the chance. You can never have too many layers in my view.…

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Wish list for facilities at a virgin campsite – what would you include?

I am beyond excited that friends of ours are hoping to open their own campsite. It will actually be one with yurts, rather than our kind of tent, but it’s a virgin site (okay, it’s a field with a building…

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Zipping it – why so noisy?

I expect a lot of people go camping because of the peace and tranquility. Quiet is good, at least in the late evenings and small hours when people are trying to sleep and you can hear a gnat fart. As…

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A modern treasure hunt. Livening up a walk with geocaching

A modern treasure hunt. Livening up a walk with geocaching

It’s a good job we quite like a walk as our two lively Tinies regularly need to run off their energy. We often joke they need walking like dogs, and while this might be a bit tongue in cheek, it…

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