Simon Barnett

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Why Is Snowboarding So Addictive?

01st August 2011
The sport of snowboarding has seen massive growth over the past few decades. Twenty years ago there were few snowboards on the slopes. It was seen as a rebel fringe sport. Snowboarders were seen by skiers as little more than an annoyance who routinely... Read >

Why are festivals so expensive?

22nd June 2009
Festivals used to represent a good, cheap excuse to go away for the weekend. You could relax with friends, have a few drinks and watch a selection of your favourite bands. What could be better? Somewhere along the line, things seem to have changed. The... Read >

A first music festival visit

15th June 2009
Are you planning your first ever visit to a music festival? This article offers an insight into what you might expect to find, as well as some hints and tips on how to make the most of your day. Having experienced a large number of festivals, I feel th... Read >

Biotoi camping toilets reviewed

04th April 2009
I'm one of those people that enjoys camping trips but frequently despairs at the thought of using the toilet facilities. Why is it that they are frequently so bad? They're not just a little below par - they're frequently unclean and completely unhygienic.... Read >

Disadvantages of camping holidays

10th March 2009
Camping holidays can be great fun but there is no denying the fact that there are some negative aspects. If you want to make the most out of a camping trip then it's best to be aware of the disadvantages in advance. By doing so, you can make plans to ensu... Read >

Are Samuel Windsor shoes good value?

21st August 2008
Buying shoes online can be a good way to snap up bargains and to get the most from your money. Over the past few years, I've bought footwear from a number of online retailers, with mixed results. Many people may not think to buy shoes online - after al... Read >

Do bluetooth helmets work?

11th March 2008
Bluetooth motorcycle helmets sound like an excellent idea, but how well do they really work. We decided to take one out for a spin. Read on to find out how we got on. Bluetooth technology has been around for some time now, but it's only just being embr... Read >