Miscellaneous Adventures
mountains_banner.jpg

Logbook

Welcome to the Logbook; a place for us to share our adventures, outdoor knowledge and campfire recipes, along with insights into the way we make our products and the work we do around our woodland studio. 


Wilderness Wanderings with a Toddler in Tow: Gear Guide

One of the big challenges of undertaking a multi-day hike with a two year old in tow is figuring out how to carry said two year old plus camping gear, food and water for the three people for the duration of the trip. In this post we’ve detailed the gear we used during our three day hike along a section of the High Coast of Sweden in the hope it will help if you’re planning a similar adventure…

Read More
Andrew GrovesComment
High spirits on the High Coast of Sweden

It was a trip to Sweden 7 years ago, our first encounter with nature at its wildest, that provided the spark of inspiration for Miscellaneous Adventures, setting us on a new path with nature and outdoor adventure as our guides. When we began making plans for a special trip this summer, Sweden was naturally the first place that came to mind; we hoped the wild landscape and strong outdoor culture would be enliven our spirits as much now as it did 7 years ago. This time however, it wouldn't be just the two of us; we would be bringing Benji, our nearly two year old son, along for the journey.

Read More
Andrew GrovesComment
Drink Coffee in the Woods!

Coffee and the Great Outdoors are two wonderful things. Combine them and you get something truly magical. For that reason, we are very excited to now have our own ‘Woodland Blend’ available produced in collaboration with Swedish nano roastery, Conifer Coffee. We asked founder, Benny, to answer a few questions about coffee, nature and life. Read his answers here…

Read More
Delica Dreaming Part Three

Following on from our previous post, here's part three in our series of blog posts about the creation and development of our Mitsubishi Delica Camper. In this post we share how we quickly discovered that #vanlife is not all sunshine, golden light and good vibes and planning and preparation are everything, especially when you add a toddler into the mix...

Read More
Andrew GrovesComment
Making Copper Spoons - A Family Affair

Not only have we been beavering away refreshing our site and visual identity, we have also been working hard to add to our existing product range, designing and making new items to compliment our updates. The first in a fresh batch of wares featuring our new branding is particularly special; a beautiful camping spoon, hand made from copper by none other than Andrew's Dad, Anthony Groves.

Read More
New Year, New Us.

A new year provides the ideal opportunity for a bit of a shake up. Capitalising on the feeling of rejuvenation and potential that a fresh batch of 365 days offers, we decided to use the start of 2018 as an excuse to give our website a complete overhaul. Read on to find out what's new!

Read More
Emma HughesComment