30 Bays in 30 Days

I've agreed to join in the fun and try the 30 bays in 30 days challenge. This basically involves swimming at least 30 strokes in 30 of Guernsey's great beaches over 30 days in July. The whole event is in aid of...

The Sprint

It has been nearly 5 weeks since I returned from the bike trip. There must be something wrong with space/time because it sure doesn’t seem that long. I have only just started compiling the video but, luckily, w...

Bucket List Tour

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 the R1200 GS Adventure round the ...

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 but...

The Fast Way Down

After climbing 10,000ft in a small light aircraft, the door opened and we jumped out!! That's another one ticked off the "bucket list"! On our first lift, the cloud cover above the drop zone was beyond the s...

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 wer...

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...