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Pringles, for those who don’t know them, are savoury snacks that have the attribute that once you start eating them, they are addictive and it’s hard to stop. But when you’ve done, you feel unsatisfied and annoyed with yourself that you ate so many. I don’t suppose they are really very good for you. Being […]

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I’ve always taken stories of compass reverse polarity with a degree of scepticism as I’ve never personally noticed any problems. But, in preparing for this year’s Challenge, I was  thinking of keeping my compass in a hip belt pocket along with my camera so I decided to see what effect it had. My expectation was […]

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Lately, there has been some controversy over voting for outdoor blog awards and the fact that the voting system required a Facebook login and you had to agree that your list of Facebook friends should be disclosed. Frankly, I think this is disgraceful but an increasing number of sites use Facebook logins and its quite convenient […]

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Frustrated by the built-in WordPress editor, I decided to try one of the offline blog editors. There are several different possibilities here – Livewriter is perhaps the best known – but, as a Mac user, the system I am using here is MarsEdit seems to get the best reviews. It is not a free editor […]

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