TOG24 kindly sent over some gear which has helped me get well into my hiking stride this summer.
I’ve been wearing the Stutton Waterproof Jacket in coral red, guaranteed to brighten up a dull day, the Raywell women’s tech t-shirt for warmer weather and a cosy hoody for snuggling into at the end of an active day. Here’s how it performed.
The TOG24 Stutton jacket
It’s bluebell time again and I’ve been checking our local woods for that fragrant carpet of blue that I look forward to every year. My Regatta wellies and waterproof jacket have been keeping me warm and dry…
Regatta waterproof jacket and ankle wellies
Lockdown has eased so we’ve been getting out and about and exploring our local area. For the moment, staying at home is the new going away.
I’ve been dragging Mr Jones around some lovely outdoor spots in East Sussex and the weather’s been perfect for it. We’re lucky that there’s loads to see and do in our area plus we live near the coast which is a massive bonus.
Royal Brunei Airlines Review. My experience flying business class from London Heathrow to Brunei and the return journey in economy class on the B787 Dreamliner. Read on to see how my Royal Brunei Airlines flights in business and economy compared.
Royal Brunei Airlines Business Class Seats
I recently spent an evening of total captivation immersed in Carmen at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. It was the Barrie Kosky production and it’s an opera I’ve always wanted to see performed professionally.
A bit of background, because I have a guilty little secret that relates. I used to be a thespian and tread the boards at our local amateur drama group. There was also an operatic group based at the theatre and I used to go and see their productions. It was there I saw Carmen for the first time and fell in love with the music and passion of Bizet’s best-known opera.
Since then it’s been a dream to see Carmen performed professionally. The dream came true at London’s Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. I really don’t know why I left it so long…
©2018-2019 ROH | Photographer: Bill Cooper
The Good Food Show and Travelsphere Holidays beckoned again this year but this time with a winter twist. It’s good to dream of travel and indulge in some foodie treats to get through the dark winter months. A day out at the Good Food Show is the perfect antidote. But as well as indulging during the festive season it’s also a time to think about others and giving something back.
I enjoyed the Big Kitchen antics, checked out the food stalls and met chef Tom Kerridge. More importantly, I learned how Travelsphere Cares transforms lives through travel and helps take care of people in the communities they visit.