Barafu Hut

Kilimanjaro Flashback – Day 5 – Karanga Camp > Barafu Camp

Day 5 on Kilimanjaro, and after another restless nights sleep we headed off to the next camp Barafu (High Camp).  I started to feel really tired almost immediately into the walk, the sleepless nights were really starting to take effect and I began to trail off behind the rest of the group instead of with my […]

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Saturday Music – Bastille – Pompeii

Relatively new to the music scene, Bastille are steady gaining pace with tracks like this, Pompeii…

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Barranco Wall Top

Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 4 – Barranco Camp > Karanga Camp

Day 4 of the trek up Kilimanjaro and my favourite day of the whole trek, why?  The Barranco Wall, that’s why! Before I arrived in Tanzania, I had heard lots of things about the wall, so I decided to research what the wall actually entailed and I have to say when I was looking at […]

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Saturday Music – You Me At Six – Reckless

You me at Six are one of my current favourite bands, since having seen them support Fall Out Boy and following their rise to success has been amazing. I saw them a few times in smaller venues (O2 academys etc) and to get as close as we did was just incredible and then to catch […]

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Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 3 – Shira Camp > Barranco Camp

Day 3 of trekking on Kilimanjaro, still in high spirits we set off for another day of walking.  The walk today was fairly flat in comparison to the previous day, not particularly strenuous. We hiked until lunchtime (hairy chicken legs on the menu again today!) and came to a cross-road on the trail…Do we go […]

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Biffy Clyro – UK & Ireland 2013 Arena Tour

I was lucky enough to grab tickets to one of my favourite bands, Biffy Clyro on their latest tour at LG Arena in Birmingham.  I’ve seen them 4 times now (the most seen band in my gig repertoire!) firstly at Wembley Arena when they were still relatively un-heard of, supporting Foo Fighters at Milton Keynes […]

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Kilimanjaro – Flashback – Day 2 Machame Camp > Shira Camp

Day 2 on Kilimanjaro, after a pretty crap night of constant waking up, feeling cold and an annoyingly overactive bladder, I actually felt ok, the diamox had kicked in and the nausea and headache had worn off…Thankfully! Time to sample the breakfast…. Generally consisting of hot dog type sausages, bread, cheese, pancakes and porridge, at […]

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