Shop Stop Week Four

Week Four has seen a few purchases (and quite a few near-purchases!) but they are mainly sensible and necessary ones. First of all I went to try my lovely pink and brand new Salomons before my departure for Spain later this month – hurrah! – but they didn’t feel anything like my fond memories of X-Ultra … More Shop Stop Week Four

Shop Stop Week Two

Bet you’ve been wondering how my Shop Stop is working out! Well, here’s a quick summary: At the weekend I went for a trial walk in the torrential rain with my Camino companion, and found that my Altus Rainlight poncho (an emergency buy from the Peregrinoteca in Sarria some years ago) was too short for me. … More Shop Stop Week Two

Shop Stop!

Lately* it seems I have been trying to quell the pangs of PCB by way of retail therapy and kit research. The other day I discovered that Cotswold Outdoors, where I have a Ramblers’ discount, were exclusively selling the new Osprey Mira 26, a smaller version of the same AG (anti gravity) back system as the new … More Shop Stop!