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Store 30th Aug 2013 Who Ate all the Pies - Marmot Store opening Ambleside.

                                              What a great way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon - Sunshine, Champagne, TV Stars, Sassy Sax players, Pro Athletes and PIES! I have to admit, I'm a sucker for a good Pie. I think its probably a British thing. So when I got an Invite to celebrate the opening of a new dedicated Marmot Store in Ambleside (English Lake District)...

si 21st Aug 2013 Si Homfray and the road of many colours

Way back in February I told you about a guy called Si Homfray who was running to and then climbing Everest. Back then he was putting the hours in on the road and designing various bits of kit that he would need for his journey. Si and I had gone out in a blizzard, not intentionally I might add, to take a few pics for promotional purposes. Six months later and just two weeks off his trip of a...

Ste portrait 11th Aug 2013 Ste McClure Nominated for Arco Rock Legend award

AN THE NOMINATIONS ARE? Always wanted to say that! and now I can. I can finally go public with the news that my friend and Uber Wad Ste McClure has been nominated for the 2013 Arco Rock Legend award. I did think about trying to tell you all about it, but then I thought, no, I'll let you read the official blurb :- Arco Rock Legends 2013 nominations   The nominations for the VIII...

image 9th Aug 2013 TransWorld SURF - The Party's over

  Surfing doesn't often make it into the mainstream news here in Britain but this week I was pleasantly surprised to see it on the front page of one of our, if not the worlds most prestigious daily Newspapers, The Times. No sooner had I privately revelled in the joy of one of my favourite pastimes making the headlines I was totally shocked, just a few minutes later to read the following...