The school holidays and a road trip planned for me and the kids. A plan to visit the Brecon Beacons, an area we’ve never visited before. The scenery much less dramatic than North Wales, but it’s easy to fall for its gentle rolling landscape and green charm. A whistle-stop tour for us though, so we try to cram as much as we can into our … Continue reading A trip to the Brecon Beacons
I’ve never hidden the fact I’m a bit of a wimp. A lot of things scare me; the dark, confined spaces, cows, creepy crawlies, water, large groups… The list goes on. It’s a wonder I ever leave the house. I’ll tell you what scares me more though, The mundane. That’s really lethal. I think this is what drives my quest for adventure and challenge. To … Continue reading Going underground
Just in case you missed it, you can find part one here. Day 3 A ticket to Ryde So, The day the ultra event kicks in. Our original plan had been to walk backwards from the official start point to miss the bulk of the participants. The buses however said no. Bugger. We’ve no other option than to just suck it up and carry on along … Continue reading Walking The Isle Of Wight Coastal Path – Part Two.
The Isle of Wight Coastal Path is a circular, long distance footpath of 70 miles which runs around the island. It’s quite a big walk, therefore this might also be quite a big blog post so you might want to grab a cuppa first. My friend and I have had the trail on our must-do list for a while now, when finally came the sod … Continue reading Walking The Isle Of Wight Coastal Path – Part One.
This week I have a guest post from Mark who blogs over at hillexplorer.com Over the years I’ve received numerous delightful messages to say that I’ve inspired people to go out and try their very own geocaching adventure. Mark was also curious about my geo-ramblings and so whilst we were undertaking The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge a quick diversion was made to show him what it was all … Continue reading Guest Post: Bleaklow Geocaching Adventures