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Adapting to the “new normal”

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The term is not a favourite of mine, yet I have personally learnt a good deal from the “new normal”.Our needs are less, I am grateful for every day and small things. In “level one” we have more freedom, yet we have consciously decided not to take chances.  However, to get our lives back we need to catch up with …

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Critical care

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In summer I tend to use a lightweight boot or trail shoe. However, in winter I prefer a heavier leather boot. With winter approaching it was time to clean my boots and get them ready for the trails. I often walk in nearby Delta Park early in the morning and like the leather’s ability to repel water from dew and …

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Looking after Mom

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Over the last year, some of us have latched onto new sports and activities and have spent a good deal of time contemplating future adventures. A friend and his wife recently purchased a 4×4 and started visiting a few trails after their training course. With Mother’s Day on the horizon, he decided he wanted to get her some kit of …

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It’s all in the box

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Besides things your vehicle is supplied with such as a jack, wheel brace and jack handle as well as the compulsory warning triangle what do you carry in your vehicle for emergencies? Well, a friend recently asked me this question as he was going on a trip and had no idea as to what he should take, we did the …

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Roll it all up!

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I have been on trips where friends have literally kept essential kit in a grain bag, when something is needed they have to rummage around frantically. I like being more organised and use rolls with compartments to store things. This makes them easily accessible when needed. I keep two rolls in my toolbox, one holds a full selection of spanners …