Book Review: A History of Canada in Ten Maps by Adam Shoalts

I had been in Canada for over 4 years before picking up this book, and with the potential of citizenship only a year away, I thought it was about time I started to find out a little bit more about the country I had been calling home. I didn’t really know where to start however I knew I wanted something that wasn’t a textbook, but … Continue reading Book Review: A History of Canada in Ten Maps by Adam Shoalts

Paddleboarding – What is all the fuss?

Since being here in BC, I’ve been pretty active in the outdoors, trying to do as many hikes as possible, try new things and activities. I’ve been pretty open to anything but I realised this year when my girlfriend suggested we go paddleboarding, that maybe I’m not as open to things as I had once thought! I say this because I initially had the feeling … Continue reading Paddleboarding – What is all the fuss?

Why I’ve been avoiding reading anything to do with the Outdoors

I go through phases when it comes to reading. Sometimes I read a lot. Sometimes not at all. Sometimes I go through a bunch of dystopian fiction, and other times I’m soaking up adventure / outdoor non-fiction. It usually depends on what mood I’m in at a particular time of the year. Same usually goes for TV, Film & Podcasts too. This year I have … Continue reading Why I’ve been avoiding reading anything to do with the Outdoors

Boys Trip – Elfin Lakes – February 2019

This was my first boys trip I’ve had in probably over a year. It was with a group that I’d never hiked with before, a mix of friends, and friends of friends.

Going on these types of trips with a group that you don’t know very well can have it’s problems. Group Dynamics always comes up in articles I read about trips – whether good or bad, and I was hoping that this one was going to make it a good trip. It worked out a treat

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