Category Archives: Adventure

The Arden Way Marathon Walk

I made a very silly decision a few weeks ago. Having walked the Arden Way over a weekend two years ago, I decided that it would be possible to do it alone in one day. It’s 26.6 miles so I … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Buying a House, Visiting New York, Helicopter Flight and trip to Peru

Once again, I haven’t posted for months. In my defence, though, I’ve been a bit busy. I bought a house about 5 weeks ago so I’ve been spending my time decorating and buying lots of things. It’s exciting but hasn’t … Continue reading

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Recent Escapades

I’ve been fairly busy lately. We’ve had various bank holidays here in the UK and when you get a free day off, I think it’s good to do something with it! The first bank holiday – Good Friday – was … Continue reading

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Solo Trip To Rome

As discussed in my previous post, I spent the weekend before last Rome. I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to go as it happens. My flight was early on Friday morning and on Wednesday evening and through … Continue reading

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3 Weeks Off – So I’m Going To Rome!

I finished my job on Friday. It was a sad day, as I’ve been there 5 1/2 years, but a new job had come up which was exactly what I was looking for. I asked if I could work my … Continue reading

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Lake District Adventure Holiday

A few weeks ago I headed up to the Lake District with the family for a week. I’d been able to get a caravan cheaply through work so why not? We were based on the shores of Ullswater, which was … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: Sail a Boat #2

Following on from my first attempt at sailing last year, last weekend I took to the seas again. I’ve been getting emails from the Tall Ships Youth Trust for a while and keeping a close eye out for a suitable … Continue reading

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Bucket List Update: ‘Sailing A Boat’ Completed

The week before last I got an unexpected offer – the chance to tick off an item from my Bucket List by going sailing. I’ve never been and always wanted to (I’m still planning to learn next year, but that … Continue reading

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Skydiving – Challenge Complete

As I posted last week, today was the big day. Skydiving. Five friends and I, along with a couple of spectators, turned up at the Hinton Skydiving Centre near Banbury for a tandem skydive. I thought the weather seemed fine, … Continue reading

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3 Peaks Challenge Complete!

Admittedly, most people who complete the 3 Peaks Challenge aim to do it in 24 hours (ie. climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon all in one 24 hour period). That’s a bit mad as well as difficult to … Continue reading

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