Travel

A long day on the clipper

I completed a 13.5 hour crossing on the Condor Clipper recently. This is a small indication of the conditions we sailed in. The day actually went really quickly and I got a lot of work done so I'm not complaini...

Bucket List Tour

Photo credit goes to uedn.de I have just returned from a great 2000 mile trip to Munich, the Nurburgring, Spa and... er... Birmingham! There was lots of riding, beer and speed. The photo above is me taking th...

The road to adventure

For the past few years I have been permanently on the verge of buying a new BMW motor bike. There was always a financial or "other" practical reason to put it off though. Nothing has changed in that respect bu...

Back from the adventure

Well, what an interesting couple of weeks. We had some great weather, some bad weather; some good driving and a helping hand from the AA. There was some lazing about and a great bit of hiking up one of the hill...

Hey there Delilah!

This site was founded because of an idea I had whilst travelling around in a rented VW Camper van. Owning one has been an aim of mine for a few years and I have now achieved that goal (technically this was la...

Off-road in Wales

The trip up to Wales was interesting. We had plenty of time due to the early arrival of the ferry. This turned out to be a good thing because the GPS was set to avoid motorways. For the first hour or so, we ...

The final voyage

  With the big changes to my working life fast approaching, the decision was made to sell Mystere, the yacht I have owned and raced, with a friend, for the past 6 years. Luckily, being such a good speci...