Outdoors: How to Pack for a Festival

SO as you know I’m off to Pembrokeshire next weekend to attend The Big Retreat Wales – it’s a whole weekend dedicated to the mind, body and soul experience. I’ll be camping the weekend so I’ve started a ‘to pack list.’  This is the first time I’ve been camping on my own and I usually…

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Adventure: Kayaking, River Dee

“Achieving a goal is nothing. The getting there is everything.” I’ve been on a quest over the past 18 months to get a grip of my water fear. I’ve done a multitude of things including diving,  surfing, body boarding, SUP, gorge walking and I even purchased myself a sit on sea kayak last Christmas to…

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Kayaking: Montgomery Canal

Since we’ve got the kayaks, we’ve been exploring the Montgomery Canal also known as ‘The Monty.’ We start just after Burgedin Bottom Lock, where the Canal and River Trust offices are located.  There’s a picnic area around here and a few places to park but I’m guessing you’re not allowed to leave you car over…

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Lifestyle: Unplanned Time Off

Hey all! First off you may have noticed my domain name has slightly changed and that’s because a month ago or so, I locked myself out of my blog and couldn’t get back in. After much heartache and a few tantrums, I started up a new blog (copied and pasted everything) and entered into winding…

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KAYAKING IN ABERMULE: MY FIRST TIME!

I’m sure you’ve heard me talking about Kingfisher Kayak Hire before in Abermuleand if you haven’t, have a read of my post when I went canoeing a few months back.  I love it here. It’s such a beautiful part of the River Severn. I’d been meaning to go kayaking for a while – I’ve never…

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OUTDOORS: KINGFISHER KAYAK HIRE, ABERMULE

I’ve been passing Kingfisher kayak hire for a while now and each time I’ve said I’ll go there! So when the sun popped up yesterday we took a trip to Kingfisher in Abermule, Wales. Really we should have booked but our surprised visit went down well and Miles the owner, welcomed us and booked us in…

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