A Vested Interest I have been thinking about an alternative to my Deuter Guide 45+ for some time now. So, given that I work at Cotswold Outdoor and have regular contact with reps from different outdoor equipment manufacturers I thought I would contact one of them. I wrote to Osprey mentioning that I was looking […]
Disclaimer At the time of writing this I am currently employed by Cotswold Outdoor. However, this post represents my views and findings only. These may differ from official advice and guidelines found on the Cotswold site. Introduction Having worked at Cotswold Outdoor for a couple of months now, I have seen a number of pairs […]
Another day off from Cotswold Outdoors today so another opportunity to get out for a walk. Some time ago I caught the train to Radley and walked back to Thornhill Park and Ride, as the first leg of the Oxford Green Belt way. So today I thought I would tackle another section. However, rather than […]
With a day off from Cotswold the plan had been to go for a cycle ride. However, given the heavy rainfall yesterday I thought that a walk might be a better idea. Having got my cadets to look at Otmoor as part of a navigation exercise I thought it might be an idea to investigate […]
I’d like to share a great post by my friend and fellow Air Cadet instructor, Lini, about volunteering with the cadets. You can read her post here.
How changeable can a day be? I had planned to go out to Wytham today to do some more Stem Respiration work. However, at 8am this morning the wind was spitting raindrops against the office window and it looked like another wet and dull day, not ideal for field work. But by 9.30am the rain […]
What is a Project? There are various definitions of what constitutes a project, but inevitably they are something along the lines of: A piece of work that is designed to deliver one or more products within a particular period of time. When we think about Project Management we often think about large scale engineering projects […]
One of the drivers for wanting a change in career direction has been the desire to be more environmentally friendly. I was aware that time spent sat in traffic on my way to and from clients was consuming fossil fuels and adding to pollution. Whereas what I would like to do would be to cycle […]