The grip handles feature a Velcro seal, for additional comfort while carrying this sizable piece of kit, and there are hand grips at either end. You can, should you choose, carry the bag via a shoulder strap that spans its length. Alternatively, the Kitmonster 70 G2 has detachable twin shoulder straps, meaning you can carry the bag on your back, in the style of a rucksack, should you so desire.
Lavender and Lovage is a hardback book that runs to 396 pages. The introduction conveys the author’s passion for tasty, no-nonsense food made with quality, fresh ingredients. It also hints at the global influences that have influenced Burns-Booth’s palette and style of cooking; she has lived in South Africa, Hong Kong, Northumberland, North Yorkshire, France and North Wales. As a food and travel blogger she has had opportunities to traverse the globe and taste dishes that have inspired some of the 160 recipes that feature in this book.
Getting started with the PNY Mobile Gimbal Stabiliser proved relatively easy. I’m by no means gifted with great natural technical skills, yet I found using the product straightforward.
This piece of Manfrotto kit is ideal for somebody who wants a reliable, lightweight tripod that’s easy to use and quick to set up.
The Snugpak Softie Vest is a lightweight, body warmer style jacket designed for wearing when a chill grips the air. As such it’s a good piece of kit for early morning walks on summer days, when the air temperature hasn’t quite warmed up, or evenings, when temperatures again begin to drop.
The Snugpak ML 3 Softie Smock is a lightweight, insulated piece of outdoor clothing developed for use during climbing, hill walking plus other activities exposing individuals to cold weather.
Stuart Forster looks at Italian wines from Independent Wine, particularly enjoying the Carnivea Organic Primitivo, and discovers some surprising facts about winemaking in Italy. Disclosure: I was gifted two bottles of Italian wine by Independent Wine, who have not reviewed or edited this article. Some of the links below and banners are affiliate links, meaning,...
Julian McDonnell is the filmmaker behind the Joolz Guides series of videos about London. His work Take Me To Pitcairn has won three awards at tourism film festivals and is screened on Air Tahiti flights.
As a regular traveller and a photographer who often reaches for a tripod while underway I’m always keen to find and use reliable, lightweight equipment that packs down well into my luggage.
The paper is thick, feels good to the touch and the quality of the image reproduction is high. The result is a photobook that I’m genuinely proud to leaf through.