• Clumber Park Northern Territories featured Walk by Spike #spikeblogs
    Outdoors,  Walks & Hikes

    Clumber Park Northern Territories

    This is a lovely little walk through a slither of mixed woodland sandwiched right between Clumber Parks, Lime Tree Avenue and the parallel A57 to the North, hence the title Clumber Park Northern Territories. There’s no fluff with this little route & I purposely share no images. It’s a route…

  • Derwent Dam Pike Low featured by Spike #spikeblogs
    Outdoors,  Walks & Hikes

    Upper Derwent Dams And Pike Low

    Today, it’s a solo walk of the Upper Derwent Dams and Pike Low. I arrived at Fairholmes Car Park shortly before dawn on a chilly January morning. Cafe was just showing signs of life and the toilets were open for business. Soon realising my NTrust membership had no value here,…

  • Mam Tor Circular Route featured by Spike #spikeblogs
    Outdoors,  Walks & Hikes

    Mam Tor Short Walk

    The mighty Mam Tor is a carved entry on many a bucket list. This Mam Tor Short Walk is a circular route that climbs to the summit then tracks along the Great Ridge towards Hollins Cross. Skirting around Mam Tor is Hope Valley, one of the most beautiful (and popular!)…

  • Morakniv Companion 860 Featured by Spike #spikeblogs
    Outdoors,  Kit Reviews

    Mora Companion 860 Review

    If you love the great outdoors, hiking, camping, glamping (is that a word yet?) or recreational sports, chances are you appreciate a quality blade too. Here, I’m looking at a classic, in this Morakniv Companion 860 Review. Quality Reliability Features Price 0 Style 0 Usability 0 Value 0 Verdict QUALITY…

  • What Is Mindful Meditation Practice featured by Spike #spikeblogs
    Health,  Mental Health

    What Is Mindful Meditation Practice

    In the previous Alternative To Anxious Living post, we briefly touched on how meditation plays an important roll in recovery. What Is Mindful Meditation Practice, now examines this a little closer. I hope you found your breath, please stick with it. It’s important to develop this skill and continue to practice each day. Just…

  • Sherwood Pines Great Bear Hunt No1 featured by Spike #spikeblogs
    Outdoors,  Walks & Hikes

    Sherwood Pines Great Bear Hunt No1

    If you go down in the woods today… you just never know!  Sherwood Pines Great Bear Hunt No1 is the first in a series for young adventure seekers with inquisitive minds. These are shorter routes, stepping off the beaten path. DESCRIPTION Sherwood Pines is home to a wide range of…