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Peak District camping by numbers

On the road home from our first camping trip of the year in brilliant sunshine (!). Here’s our break in numbers. Bags of charcoal burnt in lieu of campfire 3 Hours spent in traffic jams 3 Times I picked Mimi…

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And yet more shopping for #camping gear

Anyone who thinks they have everything they need to go camping is wrong. That’s what I’ve discovered. Going camping is a never-ending hole into which you can pile money as fast as you earn it. Having written here about all…

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A review: OverBoard’s iPad cases are definitely on board

I know that purists will wince when I talk about tech and camping in the same breath. But as much as I’d like to think I could manage a break without my iPhone or iPad, running my own business makes…

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How to buy a trailer

You will need: 1 husband (or similar) Many spare hours A towbar A bigger budget than you expect To stick to your guns Patience Method Set budget – pluck a figure out of the air, no research needed Hand over…

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Chop chop! Slimline solutions for camping equipment

Our biggest challenge when camping was the packing. Getting everything to fit in the car was definitely an interesting experience and took Husband several attempts, so anything that saves space is most welcome. As a firm fan of Pampered Chef…

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Winter maintenance

Winter maintenance

You probably know by now we’re new to this camping malarky. We didn’t pick the best year to start – being the second wettest on record and all that – but hindsight, as they say, is 20/20. So this is…

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Much excitement – coat found?

You know when you’re so excited and all you want to do is tell someone? Well, I’ve just spent a frustrating 45 minutes in the car driving home from a meeting while being desperate to tell Husband that I think…

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Car trouble

I don’t want to appear ungrateful, I really don’t, but I think we might have a problem. Husband is lucky enough to have a lease car, which means we get the use of a new car every four years which…

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