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Caro Ryan Lotsafreshair.com at Butterbox Grose Valley Blue Mountains

Yay! I'm so excited!! You know how they say that change is as good as a holiday? Well, I guess I'm about to feel as though I've had one big holiday, because there's a whole lot of 'change' coming very soon. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCgO4McLv78 If you follow the @Lotsafreshair Instagram or Twitter, you might have seen me and the crew oot n' aboot (a loving nod to my Canadian friends) … [Read more...]

The Point of No Return

Only 500m to decision time

It goes without saying that at some time in our outdoors life, we will all have to deal with injury of one type or another. If you're lucky, it won't happen on a trip, requiring a rescue, however one of the issues that many of us have to face over time is over-use or recurrent niggles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWI-i0MzWWI Over the last month or so, I had been fighting a dodgy knee. … [Read more...]

Lightweight Dental Hygiene

Tim and his weight reduced toothbrush

I've always thought that the concept of cutting off your toothbrush handle to reduce space and weight in your pack was either a joke, or a bit of an urban myth. However, as you can see from this shot taken in the Grose Valley last weekend, my mate Dr Tim has proven that it is in fact, a reality. There are downsides however, as he reports that it's actually quite tricky to clean your teeth … [Read more...]