Bank Holiday

Bank holidays are, in my opinion, designed for three things only. Eating, drinking and a cheeky bit of paddling. So thankfully with the rather pleasant weather we’ve had this weekend I enjoyed pints in the pub, a birthday BBQ and cooking for friends. And of course there was still time for a bit of time […]

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Holme Pierrepont

After spending most of the week with my eyes glued to the weather forecast I eventually gave up and admitted that there wasn’t going to be enough rain to make the rivers in North Wales worth a visit. So on Friday evening Vicky and I hatched a plan to try out the redeveloped National Water […]

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Tales from California: Giant Gap

Before we left blighty the online predictions of what we were likely to encounter on our trip looked like this:   "…..Nam flashbacks……………we got rattlesnakes………Poison Oak is endemic through out California………we got bears……a month of misery you will not forget………..gun waving drug fabricating methamphetamine addict land owners ………lynching……….your burning cars being pushed into the river…………angry […]

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