Category Archives: Camping

Kozfest 2015

I thought the six-month wait for commencing my Liverpool Psych Fest review was bad, then I discovered this lurking in the drafts folder! Oh well, let’s see what I can remember… Kozfest has become a regular fixture in my calendar, … Continue reading

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End Of The Road 2015

So, before we get into any of the 10th birthday stuff or the acts, let’s first discuss the weather, which varied between very acceptable and perfect in my humble opinion. Golden shafts of sunlight across the North Dorset countryside saw … Continue reading

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End Of The Road Festival 2014

On paper this festival shouldn’t really have worked for me… a three-day music festival with three complete newbies in tow, a beast of a tent to erect and all of this topped off with an on-going CFS/ME relapse. However, the … Continue reading

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La Vendee August 2013

Day 1 – Home to Le Mans Heavy showers and a congested M25 disappeared soon after a pain free Channel Tunnel ‘crossing’ that led on to a straightforward journey to Mister Bed (compact, adequate, clean, friendly, cheap) located on the edge … Continue reading

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Kozfest 2013

So, a little about the general look-and-feel of Kozfest before I get into the music. First up, unless you are intimately acquainted with the area around Uffculme, or if you have a large vehicle, I’d advise against winging it through … Continue reading

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G3 Rocket Stove – an initial test run

It seems that associating with my more outdoorsy friends is slowly turning me into something of a prepper. And, whilst I am not quite at the butchering and skinning New Forest ponies for food and clothes stage just yet(thankfully, neither … Continue reading

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Annecy 2012

Mon 13th Aug. New Forest to chunnel reasonably quick and uneventful. Delay at chunnel. Chunnel to Dijon very quick and very expensive – 46 euros toll! Weather cloudy, bright, no rain to speak of. Wooded deer bridges! Dijon hotel in … Continue reading

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Seacombe/Hedbury Quarry

We’ve been talking about wild camping trips for a little while now, putting them off while we waited for the weather to settle. Six weeks or so after they were first discussed and with no sign of any stability or … Continue reading

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Camping (At The End Of The Road)

It may not look like much, but for three days while I was attending the End Of The Road festival at Larmer Tree Gardens at the weekend, it was home. To be honest I was a little dubious when a … Continue reading

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