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twu2016 web yellow 1180x160 9th Dec 2016 This Way Up - Heading In The Right Direction

I was lucky enough last week to attend a two day conference in Glasgow for the independent film industry. This Way Up is an annual event that tours from one city to another in the north of the...

ArticleImageHandler.ashx 27th Jul 2016 What's In A Name?

A an awful lot it would seem. I've been climbing for many years. I'm a member of, and have worked alongside, and even with for a short time, the British Mountaineering Council. The BMC.   ...

IMG 2550 25th Jul 2016 Sky's The Limit

The Tour De France finished yesterday. I watched it avidly for the whole three weeks, either via the hour-long summary programme each evening, or on a few days, watching things unfold live....

P1010168 24th Jul 2016 Wild Swimming Scaremongering

Last week I was saddened to read of an 11 year old boy who had died in Rotherham , tombstoning.   Tombstoning is a terrible name for what he was doing, invented by the media to discourage...

P8281141 20th Jul 2016 Some Maritime Marmots

The Maritime Alps are a fairly quiet corner of France nestled between their bigger siblings to the north, and the Mediterranean cost  to the south. Less known usually equates to less visited...

P8200368 13th Jul 2016 Swimming With Snakes

I've been meaning to write up some of our summer adventures  from 2016 for some time. Decide to do it as a series of separate pieces. Here's the first. Swimming with snakes.   I've still...

P5290140 11th Jul 2016 Scottish Sea Kayaking Trip Report

It’s often said that the west coast of Scotland, without midges, and in good weather, is as good as it gets. May half term does its best each year to prove this point. 2012 Arisaig - sunny and...

P5290140 29th Jun 2016 Life Of A Tent Blog - Update

I just updated my life Of A Tent Blog which charts the life of a pretty exceptional tent from Decathlon. Interestingly nobody else seems to be making a tent comparable to this one. You'll see from...

Arthur James Heason 11th May 2016 Two youths on a Cycling Tour in the Peak of Derbyshire

Two youths on a Cycling Tour in the Peak of Derbyshire May 1915 On a tolerably fine Saturday morning in May 1915 my friend Cyril Cope and I commenced a tour “on the wheel” of the...

Mallorca 312 5th May 2016 (Un)luckiest Day...

Last Saturday I had the privilege to ride my bike with some of my best mates in an amazing place. It didn't all go smoothly however. The place was Mallorca, the route was the 312 Sportive. 312km...

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