I need a bit of Peace. Just a few minutes. Itâ€™s been a frenetic week of ups and downs, Iâ€™m tired, Iâ€™m rain-soaked and whilst thereâ€™s no wine or chocolate in the house, there is a slumbering five year oldâ€¦ Oh, Iâ€™d love a little Friday evening pampering.
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Hotter by name but these shoes are designed for comfort and being beautifully light weight, they can be worn with or without socks â€“ not something I would suggest for most leather shoes.
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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 Â£69 price tag.
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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 â€“ highly commendable in themselves â€“ 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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Midges are the bane of the Scottish Countryside â€“ 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.
Continue reading Summer Time and the Midges are Biting