The 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Here we go again. Another pandemic year. While Gail, Styxx and I have made the best of the year with road trips to our provincial neighbours in Saskatchewan and roamed across southern Manitoba, travel has been substantially curbed by Covid-19. So, this year’s gift list is a little different. It totally reflects my renewed interest... Continue Reading →

The 2019 Gift List For Long-Distance Walkers

Here are ten gift ideas, in no particular order, for that committed long-distance walker on your list. They range from the absurdly expensive—although serious walkers with a few thousand kilometres under their belts would love these gifts—to small, inexpensive stocking stuffers. All have been tested by Gail and me over the past year on the... Continue Reading →

My 2018 Holiday Gift List

This year, I offer a mixed bag of gift ideas for the walker and/or photographer. All have been used, tested and read by me or my wife Gail in 2018. Blue Q Coin Purse   There are two things I can’t stand: 1) having loose change jangling in my pocket and 2) having a bulky awkward... Continue Reading →

Christmas Gifts for Walkers

Christmas is approaching quickly. Here are seven gift ideas for that pedestrian explorer on your list. 1. Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil Day Pack This is the perfect aprés-walk accessory. You’ve done your 20 kilometers on the Camino de Santiago and checked in for the night. You’re ready to hit the town, find a nice retaurant,... Continue Reading →

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