Hello again, and welcome to this, the third state in my state by state journey across the USA as part of the support crew for the legendary Mimi Anderson on her transcon world record attempt earlier this year. Kudos to those who have been with me every step of the way – thats a real … Continue reading ‘Merica – Missouri
Ohh Kansas. Kansas, Kansas, Kansas. This is a bit of a struggle for me because I hate to be negative about places I have been fortunate enough to go and visit. But Kansas was – well let’s just say it was challenging. And I have a few theories as to why this may have been … Continue reading ‘Merica – Kansas
In total, I was in America (as a member of Mimi Anderson‘s support crew) for 26 days. In those 26 days I can honestly say I learnt a whole lot of things – things about running, world records, living in close quarters, working as a team, 3 minute showering techniques, cooking, cleaning, sweeping, RV maintenance, … Continue reading ‘Merica – Colorado
Last week, I had the absolute pleasure of heading out to France, as part of a small group of people taking part in the first ever Kayantics Whitewater Improver Course. As with all my plans, it was something I had been thinking of doing for quite some time, I had just somehow got the illusion … Continue reading Borgogne 2017 – Paddling, Beer, Food and Paddling.
On the 21st April this year, I attempted a Frog Graham Round in the Lakes. Setting out, I knew that this was likely to be one of the toughest things I have ever attempted, yet I also had a little bit of quiet confidence that I could achieve this. I had broken the challenge down … Continue reading FGR Attempt One – What happened?
Firstly let me apologise. I haven’t kept up to date with the blog recently – I’ve been writing every day in a journal but haven’t managed to find the time to write up online too. It’s not an attempt at selling more copies of the book I hope to write either – it is simply … Continue reading Are you not scared…?!
Every adventure is filled with highs and lows. The highs can be incredible – reaching the top of that mountain pass was an example – making the day turn into a breeze and having knock on effects the next day too. But a few days ago I found out just how low the lows can … Continue reading Actions and Consequences