Matterhorn Climb – 14,692 ft (4,478m) August 2013

I climbed the Matterhorn - 14,692 ft (4,478 m).   My aim was to raise £961.23 to keep a Type1 (insulin dependant) diabetic child in Ecuador alive for a year. https://youtu.be/--uxK_soJ7I Update: 21st August 2013 I did it! and I raised £1,414.61 to get kids in Ecuador insulin 🙂 The Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland  is a serious affair for any climber, and this will not be no walk in the park, more than 500 … Continue Reading ››

We went to the Isle of Man TT races 2013 (with vid)

Jane and I went to the Isle of Man TT Races for four days of fantastic motorcycle madness. We packed a lot in on our four day holiday, we watched Thu practice from Gorse Lea which is a fast (170mph) right hander.  Fri practice at Bray Hill, Saturday Sidecar Race from Braddon Bridge, and (unusually on mad Sunday) the Superbike Race from the end of Cronk-y-Voddy … Continue Reading ››

Feeling Mentally Unstable? – Nature Helps

So I was on my way back from another emotionally draining psychiatristric appointment today and I decided to go for a short walk with Sassy dog who had been itching to get out of the car. I live in the beautiful New Forest, and she'd had her head out the window taking in the fresh air, looking for rabbits with her ears flapping about and her eyes streaming (no doubt … Continue Reading ››

Gary Connery wingsuit landing – I was there (with vid)

I told him he'd nail it, he strolled up the field, donned his wingsuit and did just that.
Gary Connery lands a wingsuit - Here's the gallery.  I was there on this historic day 23rd May 2012 when Gary Connery, ex british soldier from 3 Para, and hollywood stuntman became the first person to jump from an aircraft (a helicopter at … Continue Reading ››