Snugpak Kitmonster bag

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.

Snugpak Softie Vest (SV3 Gilet) review

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.

Italian wines from Independent Wine

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,...