Posts by Ian Blackford

Website Package for UK Camp Sites

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Trespass 350gsm extra wide sleeping bag

So I have finally been able to give the Trespass 350gsm extra wide sleeping bag a good test. I’ve had the odd night in one in the caravan, but lets face it, in a caravan you can keep your heating on low and you seldom get cold over night. We have just come back from an ‘old-school camping trip’ in Wales, real roughing it… tent… field… wilderness… OK, OK, you found me out. We had a weekend camping on a lovely campsite by the sea with electric hook up, air beds, gas cooker the works! Well if you are going to do it, you
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Photography by Joe Blackford

I love being out and about, and I love to take photos whilst I'm doing it. The other day I was scratching my head because I couldn't get a shot I'd taken onto Instagram, Joe (my 14 year son) said here, do this, that and press this and there you go.
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Barbey Family And Whale Heating System Go Wild Camping in the Arctic

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Stephane and Hannah Barbey, along with their children Beatrice (5) and Xavier (3), are a family of dream chasers from Salisbury in England. They home school their daughter and work freelance to allow them to explore the great outdoors, experiencing different cultures and living life to the full. While planning an educational trip around Europe to see how other children are educated across the continent, they stumbled across the town of Rovaniemi – the gateway town to the Arctic Circle. Their world schooling trip had suddenly turned into an Arctic Challenge and in December of last year they set
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Struggling to find my perfect touring caravan

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When we bought our first caravan we forgot one very important thing and that was how fast a child grows between the age of twelve and eighteen. We bought our family friendly four berth Swift Challenger 530 and had some amazing holidays in it… for a year, but quickly we realised that we were going to out grow it very soon. There is no point struggling on with a layout that doesn’t fit your family. The caravan is a recreational unit, something that you use as a family for fun and enjoyment, it shouldn’t therefore be a cramped awkward to
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Fit2Go Tyre Pressure Monitoring System

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I love gadgets. I have loads of them, a drawer full of them… and that’s the problem with gadgets they seem a good idea at the time and then you quickly loose interest in them. Gadgets by their very nature are things that you have to fiddle with to make them work, they promise so much but often deliver so little. So it’s rare these days to find a product that goes beyond the realm of a gadget and into the niche of useful tool but the Fit2Go TPMS is exactly that. I read the website over at Fit2Go http://www.fit2gotpms.com and I was
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CoPilot v9 iOS on an iPhone 5s

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Years and years ago I had a Nokia phone that had a slide out keyboard. I bought it because the bundle that T-Mobile was offering was very attractive. They offered a cheap(ish) contract for 24 months and a copy of CoPilot sat nav. At the time I couldn’t afford a sat nav, they were very new and still considered a luxury so buying a phone with a sat nav built in was in my mind an excellent use of kit. The reality of that experience wasn’t a happy one, first of all the phone was running an early version of
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Winter Camping

Now that I am reading and speaking more to people on twitter I have become aware that lots of people go away for a few days over the Christmas break, so, not the one to be held back by the weather, I booked two nights away at Delamere Forest Camping and Caravanning Club site in Chester.
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