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Tag: Columbia

Test the Reasons You Think you will Fail and Plan to Succeed

In the 12 Steps How to Stick to a Healthy Eating plan I talk about testing the reasons you think you might fail and planning ahead to succeed. I thought about these while climbing the Kogelberg this morning. It was a beautifully clear day but […]

I can get it for you wholesale!

Anything for a discount, right? Right. Why pay full price when you can pay half the price? Suddenly spending R999 on another pair of waterproof Columbia hiking boots doesn’t seem like a stretch. Even less so when it comes with a different lacing technique (think […]

Use the right knife for the job

One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was to use the right knife for the job. I suppose it is obvious to use the tool designed for its purpose – it is pretty impossible to fillet a fish with a carving knife, […]

Pack right: I review two carry-on bags

Packing right is one of the most important things you can do to ensure a great trip. Have the right bag to pack, and you’re almost there. I reviewed two bags while we were in Europe recently, the one I’m carrying in this photo and […]