Walkstool 55

You can find folding tripod stools in virtually every hardware, camping and outdoor store in the world.  Even in supermarkets and motorway service stations.  they come in various sizes and colours, but most have one thing in common. They’re rubbish!.  I’ve lost count of the number of these stools I…

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Bridgedale Socks

Good socks are the unsung heroes of your feet. Walking shoes or boots, wellingtons, even insoles, all jump around in the limelight, stealing the show with their technical this and their insulating that, leaving the humble sock in the shadows, sulking and lonely. No wonder there are so many rubbish…

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An Audience With Simon King OBE

Join Carl Zeiss Ltd, and Wildlife Whisperer for an Audience with Simon King OBE in aid of The Wildlife Trusts. How do you recognise the subtle signs left by a wild creature, track animals and most importantly, get close enough to see them before they disappear? Simon King OBE of…

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Zeiss 8x32T Victory FL Binoculars

Very few pieces of equipment are quite as important to me as my binoculars.  Without extremely high quality optics, I am simply unable to do my job as a wildlife film-maker. I have experimented with all the leading brands of binoculars and have settled on Zeiss.  There are many reasons…

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Samsung CF Memory Card

In these times where digital cameras seem to restlessly jump up in pixel rate from week to week, you depend on having robust and very fast memory cards to store your images.  The technology that lurks within CF cards borders on alchemy, but in the end there are just three…

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Zeiss Diascope 85T

As you’d expect from Zeiss, this is a stonking piece of kit. Everything about the Diascope is beautifully made and considered, from the focussing system to the world-class optics. I use my 85T* all over the world and it has proven to be as robust as it is precise. Fitted…

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Ordnance Survey Mapping

One of the first things I do when I visit a new corner of Britain, is buy a large scale map of the area, and for me, there is only one choice for the task, Ordnance Survey. From my earliest days ferreting around on the Somerset Levels, OS Maps have…

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Ring Pull Bird Feeder

Loads of bird feeders look great when you first get them, but within a few weeks or months, the rust is showing and the joints are going.  Not this one.  Within a couple of days of first putting this up in my Somerset garden, virtually every greenfinch in the neighbourhood…

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