I love flying!

“How many ti… I mean, have you… have you ever… crashed?” The idea of spending my twenty-first birthday soaring through the blue skies had been an amazing one but now I was sitting in a gondola with a stranger, both of us wearing heavy lumpy backpacks and the moment when we jumped off a mountain… More I love flying!

DofE – as an adult!

Something very exciting happened two weeks ago. My Bronze DofE badge and certificate arrived in the post! For anyone who hasn’t encountered DofE, it’s the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, done in three levels (Bronze, Silver & Gold) and stereotypically involves two to five days of walking in the rain over inhospitable territory like Dartmoor. The… More DofE – as an adult!

Robin Hood camp

Last weekend was a busy one. I spent Friday at Teddy Rocks, a music festival that started life in 2011 as a one-off gig in a pub to raise money for children’s cancer and is now a three day event in a field, headlined by Twin Atlantic, Modestep and Scouting for Girls and this year… More Robin Hood camp

Photoset: volcanoes

I love volcanoes so let’s have a look at some of them. These are all my photos but some volcanoes I’ve got up close and personal with and so I’ve added links to posts about those ones. You can read my post about my 31st birthday at Askja here and my 28th birthday at Askja here.… More Photoset: volcanoes

A weekend in Aberdeen

As I planned out my blog schedule backalong, I realised I’ve never talked about my little trip to Aberdeen in September 2013. Now I’ve tried writing it, I realise why. I have seventeen photos of the entire weekend, no “I aten’t dead” blog, no Facebook evidence that I ever went and very little memory of… More A weekend in Aberdeen