Climbing: a few months on

Back in October, I did an Adult Beginner Climbing course at my local climbing wall, during which, to be honest, I didn’t learn much that I hadn’t picked up through more than a decade of caving and taking Brownies, Guides and Rangers on adventure trips. What I did get out of it was a climbing… More Climbing: a few months on

The Hurtigruten

Ever since I first saw the Hurtigruten, Norway’s “Express Route” ferries-slash-cruise ships in Trondheim in May 2011, I’ve wanted to travel on them. However, boats and emetophobia don’t go all that well together and I’ve put it off. Until this December when for Reasons I very suddenly wanted to do it. I umm’d and ah’d… More The Hurtigruten