Mud? What mud?

Download 2016 – Wet, muddy and magnificent

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A breakdown of our experience at Download Festival 2016. Rock blog. Festival blog.

Segwaying in Southport

Sunday Segway Session in Southport

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The Easter weekend presented a great opportunity to tick something off my monthly challenge list. Initially I planned to head to Wales to tackle Snowdon, but the weather forecast was

Amazing and colourful carnival at Brugges

Boozy Belgium – 100 beer challenge

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The trip: At the end of February 2015 I visited Belgium with Laura and two friends (Scotty and Carla). We travelled to Brussels and spent four nights there from Thursday

Berlin Christmas Markets

Berlin Christmas markets and sites

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Day 1: A day of two halves – History and Christmas markets An early start saw us leave the house at 4am. I slept from take-off to landing. Once in

Ice wall manchester

Ice climbing in Manchester

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For my October challenge I wanted something relatively cheap and local. I searched the internet for ideas and found ice climbing in the centre of Manchester. Perfect! I tweeted @vertchill

2be the perfect location for a beer

7 great bars to visit while in Belgium

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1) Taverne Manneken Pis, Brussels: This charming little bar with a traditional feel is located right next to the famous bronze sculpture – Manneken Pis. Despite this location it seems

Tandem Skydive at Skydive North West

Jumping out of a plane – My first ever Skydive

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Today was perfect from start to finish. We hit the skydive jackpot with the weather. Clear blue skies, warm sunshine and very little breeze all day. Laura and I arrived

Skyjump Stratosphere

Conquering my fear of heights – Stratosphere Tower jump

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It was 4th July 2015. I was in Las Vegas with my wife – Laura. One of the main things I wanted to do in Sin City was jump off

Paramedics tending to my broken leg

Broken leg – my biggest challenge yet

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It is exactly two years today since I broke my leg. A poor first touch, a mis-timed challenge and bit of bad luck saw me snap my tibia and fibula

Yarrow Valkey 10k

Yarrow Valley 10km trail run

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Yesterday I woke up to the sound of my alarm at 7.30am. Tired and aching from playing 90minutes of football a day earlier I cursed agreeing to run a 10k.