Recycled Power

Goji 100050 mAh Power-bank

A simple and robust aluminium design.

My Quick Review:

A second hand, compact and robust power-bank that is capable of re-charging a smart phone twice. Aluminium body, simple light interface, two output ports and only 223g. A bit of a lengthy charge time of around 5.5 hours.

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The North Farce (The Outcome)

A couple of months ago I wrote about my experience with The North Face and finding that my Mountain Tri-Climate jacket wasn’t up to speed (see here). In this post I just wanted to give you an update on what the outcome has been.

The Replacement
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The North Farce

I fully believe in credit given where credit is due but I also believe in constructive criticism when your experience is less than you would expect, especially from a world renowned mountaineering company such as The North Face.

Around two years ago I made the decision to begin exploring Scotland, two years after my decision to leave a decade and a half career in the armed forces. Part of my plan was to begin climbing every one of the famous Munros and to do this I would most definitely require the correct kit and clothing. After a year of dipping my toe into re-visiting the smaller tourist hills I climbed as a child I began the Munros. Quickly, I saw that my general clothing wouldn’t cut it when the weather turned for the worst on the bigger peaks.

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Eceen Solar Charger | Review

eceen 13w solar charger

My Quick Review

The eceen 13w Solar charger is a portable, foldable solar panel perfect for those who wish to charge small electronic devices or batteries when outdoors.  It features two USB sockets and is more than capable of fully re-charging a smartphone in under three hours, which is not bad considering it is free power. Continue reading “Eceen Solar Charger | Review”