The (Bath) Oil of Peace

I need a bit of Peace. Just a few minutes. It’s been a frenetic week of ups and downs, I’m tired, I’m rain-soaked and whilst there’s no wine or chocolate in the house, there is a slumbering five year old… Oh, I’d love a little Friday evening pampering.

Enter beatitude.

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Stay Cool with Hotter Shoes

Hotter by name but these shoes are designed for comfort and being beautifully light weight, they can be worn with or without socks – not something I would suggest for most leather shoes.

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Bags for Warmth

If you are looking for a warm pair of trousers this winter, you could do a lot worse than try a pair of Rohan winter bags. Cosy and comforting, practical and perfect for walking in chilly weather, they are well worth their £69 price tag.

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Keep on Walking

I have recently discovered the delights of walking the hills while taking in delightful views and pausing to eat, drink and do the crossword. This is a big change from my previous habit of running and orienteering – highly commendable in themselves – but I have decided to grow old gracefully. Having suffered interminably from blisters, a good pair of walking boots or shoes seemed worth investigating.

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Summer Time and the Midges are Biting

Midges are the bane of the Scottish Countryside – probably the second greatest deterrent for tourists after the weather. But most tourists come prepared for the weather, while few realise what a pest these little nippers can be.

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