Friday 20 January 2023
I'd not been wild camping for over a year, since before my second son was born, so was delighted when time to head for the hills coincided with such fantastic winter conditions
Saturday 14 May 2022
A few days on the island of Lundy, in the Bristol Channel
Friday 15 May 2020
A year has passed since I started working from home, due to COVID-19
Saturday 18 January 2020
A tough event over Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons
Tuesday 12 November 2019
I've spent plenty of time over the years looking at reviews of cameras and lenses, but rarely comment about equipment here on my blog
Sunday 20 October 2019
I grew up on Exmoor, so I know the paths that the Exmoor Stagger follows well, even if I hadn't travelled them for far too long
Sunday 1 April 2018
I always enjoy exploring somewhere new and I love wild camping. This trip, I got to do both, walking some of the Aran ridge, a less frequently visited part of Snowdonia.
Sunday 4 February 2018
Somehow I've not seen the Cotswold Clouds car trial since 2014, even though a famous section "Crooked Mustard" takes place in Twinberrow woods near my house.
Saturday 4 November 2017
Although I've not lived in Devon since 2006, I try to make it back for bonfire night
Saturday 7 October 2017
Dursley Walking Festival is now six years old!
Friday 11 August 2017
My favourite part of the Bristol Balloon Fiesta is the early morning mass ascent
Saturday 15 July 2017
The first carnival in Dursley for some years - it's always a pleasure to see town full of life and smiles!
Monday 3 July 2017
Several days recently I've watched the sun turn the hills over Dursley golden and then orange as it sets
Sunday 25 June 2017
Ever since I first cycled through several years ago, I've always like the village of Frampton on Severn
Saturday 27 May 2017
Early this morning, awoken by a little thunder, a lot of rain and the dawn chorus, I noticed an absolutely spectacular sunrise
Sunday 7 May 2017
Bluebell woodlands are one of my favourite places to be, yet I find it hard to show why in a photograph
Sunday 23 April 2017
The highlands are a long way from home and Edinburgh made an excellent place to pause on the drive back south
Thursday 20 April 2017
There's nothing like walking and wild camping to appreciate the countryside
Saturday 18 March 2017
Although I love the Cotswolds countryside near our house, I do miss the sea, so I like to take any opportunity for some coastal walking.
Sunday 19 February 2017
Last weekend there was a dusting of snow on the Cotswolds. This weekend it felt much more like spring, with plenty of beautiful snowdrops near Cromhall and Tortworth.
Saturday 11 February 2017
I didn't really expect any snow, so it was a pleasant surprise to see some when we got up this morning
Saturday 21 January 2017
One of the reasons I love the Dorset coastline is because it varies so much in such a short distance
Saturday 14 January 2017
With more snow in the Brecon Beacons, I had to get up high and have a walk.
Friday 25 November 2016
It was great to see Dursley full of people for the Christmas light switch on
Saturday 19 November 2016
Just last week I was walking near Dursley surrounded by glorious autumn colours. This week, over in the Brecon Beacons, it was definitely winter.