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Keeping it clean

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Quality gear costs money and is worth looking after. I have a hard and fast rule when I return from a trip, even if it’s late at night. I clean my gear and ensure that it is dry or lay items out to get dry so that I can pack them away the next day. If anything is damp or …

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Holding firmly to the truth

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There is a great deal to see in Johannesburg, the meetup.com group organises various trips and events for like-minded people. On joining you can specify specific interests and you will receive notifications and invites to “meet-ups”. These take the form of “urban adventures,” they can be anything from a hike in the country, business networking, meditation or a cultural tour. My first …

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Flashlight or torch?

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Either, a flashlight is simply the American name for a torch which is widely used in the United Kingdom and countries that were colonised by Britain. Torch originates from the French word ‘torche’ which originally described a baton with a flame, not unlike the iconic Olympic flame. Nowadays even a smartphone has a torch but excessive use runs the phone’s …