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Sharing tales and photos of camping history
The camping trips of Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and friends
The shoe is a leather prison for the toes. An appreciation of simple lifer and sandal-wearer Edward Carpenter.
Two fascinating reviews of my new book
My summer camping-and-reading itinerary to promote my camping book
“A thoroughly researched, detailed and fascinating account of the origins of camping interspersed with the author’s anecdotes of his formative years as a camper.”
The July issue of Reader’s Digest contains a review and brief extract from The Art of Camping.
I missed this review by Tom Fort because I was in Glastonbury. Also, the Telegraph’s Anne Cuthbertson writes about camping with children with a brief but welcome reference to the Art of Camping.
My history and memoir of camping is available to pre-order on Amazon. Pre-orders make authors smile.
Our tent, the Vaude Badawi II
Where to pitch a tent
Camping Gear – Tent and the basics
How to pitch a tent – Glastonbury