Item: Umbrella Clip Cost: £1.00 Used for: Attaching your umbrella to a rucksack Enjoyment Level: Brilliant! TREAT OF THE WEEK – UMBRELLA CLIP I have walked with an umbrella now for many years.  A trekking umbrella is brilliant in the rain and is also fantastic in the hot sun.  The Euroschirm umbrella that I have…

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Item: Walking Wellies Cost: approx £115 Used for: Hiking in wet and muddy terrain Enjoyment Level: Warm, dry, toasty feet! Grade: 4/5 Feature: A warm fleece lining to keep your feet toasty in temperatures as low as -40C. GEAR REVIEW – Muck Boot – Women’s Arctic Sport 11 Tall Boots BY MICHELLE BANISTER (aka Fat…

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Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by  James Clear   Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving–every day. James Clear, one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies…

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Topic: Hiking Goals for 2020 Time out: Approx 5 weeks in total Time of year, July, Sept & Nov 2020 HIKING GOALS FOR 2020 In this week’s video, I talk about my hiking goals for 2020 which includes three big walks that I have planned.  One walk is with the Adventure Geek Walking Club (Hadrian’s…

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Each year I plan my goals and objectives for work and for life.  If you were interested in reading my personal goals then feel free to have a nose over here.   You may wonder why I would want to tell the world that one of my personal goals is to make sure I clean my…

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Habits have always been an interest of mine.  I never really understood why we do the things that we do, either good habits or bad habits.  I am a big believer that habits are what forms your identity. If you have good eating habits and exercise daily then your identity becomes that of a healthy…

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Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction The Miracle Equation: The Two Decisions That Turn Your Biggest Goals from Possible, to Probable, to Inevitable by Hal Elrod Hal Elrod, keynote speaker and author of the bestselling book The Miracle Morning, shares his “miracle equation,” the secret to unlocking happiness, success, and your full potential. You Are…

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People often say to me “I think it is great that you are now running a business that is doing something that you love”.  I nod enthusiastically and tell the world that I am living the dream.  Walking has meant the world to me for many years but I am no longer walking for me,…

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Have you ever noticed that people tell each other all sorts of things when you are on a walk?  If you have walked any long distance trail then you will instantly understand where I am coming from.  There is something about the act of walking that bonds two people together much quicker than any other…

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