2016 Review

The good, the bad and the ugly from the previous year plus a cheeky peek at the year ahead. 2016 was a mixed bag. The Good Loads of great things happened in 2016. Some were adventures out on the land, some were events that will help me work towards future expeditions and some things were [...]

A fundraising game changer

This is my third year taking part in the Ice Warrior Inaccessible Pole project. I have undergone hours of tricky scenarios and training has been hard, but not as hard and soul-destroying as raising the money to actually get on the ice. I spent the weekend at the Royal Geographical Society's annual expeditions and fieldwork [...]

Microadventures

My adventure buddy, Matt McDonald, and I went on a midweek camp-out under the stars in order to add some much needed adventure into our working lives. A 5-9 adventure is referred to a microadventure, a phrase coined by adventurer extraordinaire, Alastair Humphreys. We left work and travelled by train to Titsey Hill on the [...]

Coastal Path Clovelly to Ilfracombe

Each summer my old university buddies and I hit the South West Coastal path for a long weekend. The trip offers us the chance to catchup with each other's busy lives, eat pasties, drink whisky and enjoy the splendid countryside of the UK. Here are some shots I took along the way from Clovelly to [...]