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.
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 … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
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 ››
I was 10yrs old last time I owned a kite. Now I am all grown up (sort of) kites are cheap, are really easy to fly and much more fun than I expected so happy days 🙂 Here I am flying my HQ Symphony Beach 2.1m powerkite.
So here I am doing some psychodelic slacklining, to the tune of "Deee-Lite's - Groove is in the heart" possibly my favourite tune of all time, thanks to Jane for editing this for my birthday xxx
Brento, the fledgling Starling was trapped in Jane's wall cavity and I rescued him by removing a vent, no sign of parents, no nest. As we could not find a local rescue center and also because he was so desperate I took it upon myself to be his caretaker. My duty was to give him as much chance of survival as if he was with his parents, which was a … Continue Reading ››
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 ››
Garden centres and easter for grown-ups, my opinion.