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Walking -

Sometimes it's hard to drag them off the sofa and away from electronics so we thought we'd give them a little motivation and a goal to aim for, something they could be proud to achieve. We talked about possible things between us and decided 100 miles forwards was a good one. As we were doing a lot of steep tracks too, not just walking distance, we thought we should have a vertical target as well - so we set the goal of "climbing Mont Blanc", and drew up a chart, something measurable, where they could see their progress.  On each walk we...

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We were very flattered to be part of the The Helpful Hiker's new series, "Meet the Outdoor Entrepreneurs." Here she talks to me, to find out how we got started and what our interest is in the outdoors. She plans to feature more outdoor business from established household names to small starts ups, like ourselves. "Find out about the stories and the motivations behind these outdoor entrepreneurs."

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Competition, Festival -

We just loved reading about Mother Freckle, Daddy Freckle and their two young girls at Bestvial this year. "Camp Bestival: We love you!" Here you can see her with her eldest and a cart of stuff - all covered by a PACMAT to keep it dry. "We love ours and take it everywhere from camping to a picnic in the park. It's ace. They roll up so small you wouldn't believe it and are waterproof so you will not get a wet bum!" We have teamed up with Mother Freckle for a golden giveaway. Follow @mother_freckle and @rubbastuff on instagram, then...

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Bespoke, Custom, Festival, Poncho -

Taste-PR got in touch with Rubbastuff when it was working on a campaign for Gordon's Gin ready mixed gin and tonic, aimed at festival goers. They called us to see if it was possible to create a bespoke poncho for their client. We looked into different colour and fabric options, slightly tailoring the design. We also looked at transfer solutions to get the brand and hash tag, #tinning, onto the poncho, creating visuals for the client and final artwork for production. We are very pleased with the results. The poncho is durable, reusable, washable, waterproof (with taped seams) and a slight variation on our standard PACMAT...

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