My Rucksack Essentials

Some recent discussions regarding the contents of several colleagues rucksacks got me thinking about one of the most frequent questions I am asked. What do I carry in my rucksack? For those who know me well, I always carry my rucksack, even when I am taking a short local walk.  I suppose it could be …

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Parental Inspiration

Self-esteem, self-discipline, ambition and emotional development are stunted without parental guidance and involvement, affecting an individual's decision-making capabilities and self-identity far beyond childhood. Stacey Lynn BSc It has long been know that the early years of a child's development (0-5 years), have a major impact on their physical and cognitive development in later life.  But what …

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For over 50 years I have enjoyed a life outdoors, whether that has been caving, potholing, camping, rock climbing, hiking or world travel.  These days I restrict myself to the more manageable and sedate activities such as walking.  Throughout all of this time I have always given  back to the hobby.  Whether it has been …

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