July 2013

It has been rather a testing few months with the very sad loss of my mother Jacqueline who lost her brave fight against cancer on May 28th 2013.  Not only lost my mum but she was also my business partner, always being there to support and guide me.  Mum was very proud of how the […]

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February 2013

Our son Ben had his first taste of The Alps when we are took him to La Tania which is part of Les Trois Vallees.  We stayed at Le Chalet Chocolat and our hosts Carly and Lawrence there were wonderful and we highly recommend them and would definitely stay again.  Ben is now our official […]

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January 2013

Our reputation for Canada Goose continues to grow and we feel so lucky to have so many wonderful customers from near and far.  Some exciting developments with Canada Goose for the coming year.  We are now being supplied directly from Canada Goose which means it is now possible to obtain items which we do not […]

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January 2012

Our son Ben is now into his second year and we cannot believe how quickly the time has passed, he is making good progress and has taken his first steps.  He has so much energy and is guaranteed to put a smile on the face of everyone he meets.  I can see lots of outdoor adventures with him […]

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My latest obsession – skiing!

Taken during my recent gear testing session in the French Alp’s resort of Tignes.  There was plenty of snow and daytime temperatures were well below freezing, the ideal opportunity to try out Woolpower merino wool baselayers.  My 200g turtleneck Woolpower top was all I needed under my ski jacket and it kept me warm and […]

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North Yorkshire Moors

The North Yorkshire Moors was chosen to test the Montane range of clothing and as usual the weather didn’t let us down – it rained all the time, so perfect to try out their waterproofs!  We camped for three days near Robin Hood’s Bay and did some coastal walking and we also took our mountain […]

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Late District

Lake District, Helvellyn was the objective for the day and it was a good test of the Paramo Viento Jacket as at lower levels it was mild and dry but the higher we got the weather closed in and heavy rain greeted our arrival at the summit.  My Paramo jacket kept me dry and comfortable […]

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