Your Account

Light that fire

on Monday, 19 December 2016. Posted in Useful

Here's a link from Survival Intent to help you get that fire started wherever you are!

How to start a fire.

| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

BBQ the Brazilian way

on Tuesday, 17 May 2016. Posted in Recipes

How to BBQ and Chill the Brazilian way, thanks to the Telegraph online (opens a new window).


| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Paul Vousden

The rain could not stop us! We put up the Gazebo and lit the eco grills 13 Adults and 18 children toasted marshmallow for S'mores andd sang camp songs until the eco grills burnt to nothing.

Sarah Vousden

The mini-Vousdens love nothing better than Al-fresco dining with an Ecogrill. Always followed by S'mores of course!!

Father's Day BBQ

on Friday, 12 June 2015.

Here is a great link from the BBC Website for a great Father's Day BBQ Feast:

BBC Food - BBQ Feast (opens in new window)


| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Snow Luxury - winter glamping.

on Monday, 01 December 2014. Posted in News

An igloo with a view in the Alps at 1400m. 

Read more care of the Mail Online (opens in a new tab/window).

| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Big Green Living

on Thursday, 27 November 2014. Posted in News

A massive green urban development planned for Cairo next year comprising 4.8 million square feet of offices, apartments and shopping using all the latest energy saving building ideas.

At a cost of £3.9 billion a standard two bed apartment of 700ft2 will cost nearly £570,000 to build so they won't be cheap!

Visit the MailOnline for more information (opens in new tab).


| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Bike Park

on Tuesday, 25 November 2014. Posted in Fun

I saw this in Leeds city centre the other night after seeing a local band.  What a great way of providing parking for bikes.



| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Human Equivalent of a Snail - take your house with you!

on Monday, 18 August 2014. Posted in News

What a great idea, a portable house you can tow with your bicycle - and it's for sale here:

Micro Gypsy Bicycle Caravan for Sale

| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Electric Bikes made simple - the Copenhagen Wheel?

on Saturday, 02 August 2014. Posted in News

Apparently 32 million electric bikes were sold in China in 2013!

Buy one of these and help do the same in Europe!

The Copenhagen Wheel (a link to an article by CITYLAB online)

| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Keep Safe with your BBQ's

on Monday, 28 July 2014. Posted in Useful

A seasonal reminder to be safe with your BBQ.  

Never use a BBQ in your tent or other un-ventilated space!!

Here is a warning poster we would like to share from UK Campsite:



| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Waste House

on Thursday, 10 July 2014. Posted in News

An interesting way to use your waste.

Daily Mail On-Line - House Made of Waste

| Continue Reading | Leave Comment

Nicola Robin

Family fun around the grill :-)

Cycle Safety - some facts and figures.

on Friday, 22 November 2013. Posted in News

Here are a couple of interesting sources which clearly demonstrate that increased cycle usage will result in a safer environment for riders.

Some facts and figures click on the Safety Subtitle (courtesy European Cyclists' Federation)

Safety in Numbers (courtesy CTC)


| Continue Reading | Leave Comment