Category Archives: Adventures

5 Peak 500

5 Peak 500. It is finally time to announce a new adventure challenge to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support to honour my Dad who passed away in May 2012. It’s been a couple of years since my last challenge … Continue reading

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#TrikeCornwall ‘The trip’

Right! It’s now been a week since I handed back Dave’s Ice Trike and I have serious post trip blues and every time I see a road all I can think is ‘I wonder how Trikey would handle that corner … Continue reading

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#TrikeCornwall

As the second anniversary since my Dad passed away from cancer have just passed and I have been given the wonderful opportunity to take Dave Cornthwaite’s Ice Trike “Trikey” for a spin I thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading

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Tweeting my way down the West Highland Way

So last Monday I started on the West Highland Way in Scotland and here’s what happend in tweets!

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Breary Banks AKA #Microadventure

Ever since I first came across the concept of #microadventures introduced by Alastair Humphreys and while I loved the idea and have planned loads of microadventure but when it comes to following the plan I’ve been slacking but now the … Continue reading

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Italia Day 6

Day 6 The day started early and I was out of the shower at 0700 and then I checked out but leaving the backpack at reception so I could tourist for the few hours I had before I needed to … Continue reading

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Italia Day 5

Day 5 My day started at 0800 when I left my warm sleeping bag to get a cold shower before going downstairs to chat with my hosts over an espresso and I end up offering my help to clear away … Continue reading

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Italy Day 4

Day 4 I learned my lesson yesterday and stayed in my sleeping bag until 0800 before venturing outside in the fresh morning air, it looked to be another blue sky day but it was bitterly cold and I ran around … Continue reading

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Italy Day 3

Day 3 When my alarm sounded at 0600 it was only 2 degrees in the room but I was cosy enough in my sleeping bag under the pile of blankets but when I ventured outside to gather snow for a … Continue reading

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Italia Day 2

Day 2 My first night in Italy was not pleasant and I kept getting woken up by the unfamiliar sounds and I was up and in the shower before 0700 and heading down to the bus station. The bus was … Continue reading

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