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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Saturday Music – Panic! At The Disco – The Ballad of Mona Lisa

Panic! At The Disco – The Ballad of Mona Lisa…..Great video…

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Meet the new dog….Monty!

Well, as my ‘about me‘ stated, I am working on getting a 2nd dog….well work no more, meet Monty! He’s an 11 week old black labrador, offered to us from a close friend, he’s very laid back generally and has settled into the family really quickly.  He is however trying to find his place in […]

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Scafell Pike – Englands highest mountain

On Sunday I hiked up a very snowy Scafell Pike in the Lake District with a small group of 13 men and women organised by Climb Your Mountain (the charity I’m also doing Everest Base Camp with). We arrived on the Saturday and stayed in Whitehaven (nr Sellafields!) overnight, the next day we set off […]

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Saturday Music – Green Day – Good Riddance

Classic Green Day…How young do they look?!  

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