LIVING IN A VAN | PART 2 | POWER DOWNS AND WARM UPS

Winter is here, and I’m not dead yet. If you read my first post on Living in a Van, ‘The (Un)Examined Life’ you will have had a brief insight into my adventures with living in my van, The Mothership.
Part 2 explores some more, somewhat brutal revelations I’ve had since shifting my existence into 20 square feet of space, and looks at some of the philosophies as why I chose to do so.

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GEAR REVIEW | MARMOT RETRO POM HAT

THE BASICS
This hat became a source of slackline notoriety recently. Allow me to explain.
3 am, pitch black and all I can smell is gas. Myself and fellow members of Team Land Pirates were rigging a rogue highline; 50m of webbing strung across a disused gas-tank crater. It was so cold, the frigid atmosphere created mists from our exhalations. But at least my head was toasty. 3rd person cameras would have shown heat vapours seeping from the Retro Pom, my latest headwear item from the lovelies over at Marmot. What better location to test its warmth-factor than on a rogue night rigging mission in the middle of autumn?


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