A ‘Pre-Adventure’ Adventure

Thoughts... It's become bog standard protocol to want to get to wherever it is we're heading to in as quick a time as viably possible, hasn't it? I mean, this is no bad thing really, I guess. Of course we all have our (busy) lives we're leading and usually a time schedule that we're leading them…Read more A ‘Pre-Adventure’ Adventure

What am I up to now?

...Well, I'm in Bruges!   I'm just an excitable little kid at heart... You have no idea how super excited I was yesterday morning catching the Eurostar to the continent! I mean it's silly really, all we're doing is getting a train and travelling the short 23 miles from UK to France... ...However, the idea…Read more What am I up to now?

Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 2)

So here I was, about to embark on the rest of my journey. The bit where I get to test myself further, the cold, the altitude, the terrain. The bit where I actually get to be as up, close and personal to Everest as I possibly can (without climbing her that is...but that's for another day…Read more Jiri to Everest Base Camp…What’s It Really Like? (Part 2)

A New Year A New Wish List

It's that time of year again folks where we start to think about what the next twelve months might look like for us. I love this time of year because it makes me feel reflective for the year I've just had; grateful for the good bits (there's been a hundred) and wiser for the bits I probably…Read more A New Year A New Wish List

Snaps of Mardi Himal

A relatively new trail in the Annapurna region, so still slightly off the beaten track...just what I like. I decided to do this as a last minute trek a week after I'd finished EBC and I'm really glad that I did. Completely different to the Khumbu region this is a lot softer and I guess…Read more Snaps of Mardi Himal

A walk through an English village

Isn't it great when the pictures of a place and the realities of the same place, are exactly spot on! I mean we've all entered into a destination; hotel, beach, restaurant, the kitchen of a house you've gone to view - and thought, "somebody somewhere has mislead me here!"  So equally, we all know what a…Read more A walk through an English village