I want to be a pilot!!! Eurofighter Typhoon

Memories This video and the memories that go with it will stay with me forever. I still remember fondly a similar experience years ago in a summer job as a drivers mate we passed an RAF base while several jets were preparing to take off about 100 meters away. We pulled over and watched each get into position, fire up …

Santa and Hatton country park Christmas fayre

This was a really fun way to a lazy 8,000 steps. I basically sat down all day either in the car or in the restaurant while he was in the soft play but I ended up with over 8000 steps, plenty of calories burnt and 42 floors climbed. I earnt my rest in the evening. I could have been much …

Dark mornings and epic skies 😀

  Learning to use my smartphone camera has made me fall in love with  bad weather. It may have been cold and dark but the skies and scenery on this 10 minute morning stroll were epic.

Fun at the zoo. Whipsnade 2015

These photos simply capture a few special moments of this adventure. From the beautiful scenery in which this zoo resides to the wonderful animals and experiences you get to see and do. You forget the challenges this put you through because you are simply enjoying yourself. It’s just a lovely way to get moving.             …

Luscious Leftovers #roadtochristmas

My little ones birthday meant a lot of leftovers and a chance to sample new delights and save the effort of making anything. I had some special fig bread defrosted and I wanted something to go on it. I spied the party sausages in the fridge Et voila! Another flavour combination to celebrate the season. It’s a Simple trick but …

I want to be a pilot!!! Battle of the Atlantic

As part of our fantastic day at Duxford air show we got to see this beautiful and frankly relaxing flight sequence of classic aircraft from a bygone era. I stood for ages, working muscles I don’t normally work and ignored the hunger in my belly all because I was having fun.

I want to be a Helicopter pilot!!!

The day we spent at Duxford Air show was so special I had to break it down into several posts and this on is dedicated to helicopters and any budding helicopter pilots young or old. The idea is always that you will do anything for the thing you love and it never feels hard. The kinds of movement I got in included walking …

I want to be a pilot!!! Duxford Airshow 2015

Today’s adventure is the amazing day we spent at the Battle of Britain air show at Duxford imperial war museum in May. It’s the first time we’ve been and it’s been on my bucket list for years. I Forgot how much I love planes and this brought all my memories right back. And this was not just any day because …

A Parisian adventure: My day at Roland Garros

Living a dream If you were living a life-long dream, wouldn’t it be great if all the mini adventures and challenges you face in life had prepared you for it and made you able to to get the most out of it? That’s what happened in May when I visited the French Open, also known as Roland Garros, in Paris. This was …

Daddy, I want to see some Dinosaurs!!!!

  The trip today was round the corner to the dino world part of gulliver land in Milton Keynes. It was a nice sunny day (pretty windy though ) so my wife sold it to me as an outdoor park full of dinosaurs rides and a farm. Gullivers Dinosaur and farm park was £9 each for entry, even for our …

Hidden adventures: Exploring Rushmere park

What do you do on holiday? Find places to play and places to eat right. And the places to play often involve plenty of standing walking carrying things. being far from food and water getting caught up in fun. Well what do you do during a normal working week? Sit down Get work done Have water on tap and no …

Exploring UK health with the Healthy Visions podcast from BBC Radio 4

health is made at home, hospitals are for repairs That is the synopsis of the 15 minute episode that I just listened to called A Health-Creating Society. I’m shopping for new podcasts right now because while I love those I already have I like balance and different view points. On the health front this was a breath of fresh air into …

Keys to weight loss: Smarter Goals

I’ve done a lot of soul searching recently, wondering about what I’ve achieved, what hasn’t worked out. One thing that stands out to me is that I’ve really embraced the principle of Smarter goals. As I’ve matured I’ve simply focused more and more on the principles of smarter goals in a sub-conscious way. Over time it’s become clearer to me …

How I got control of my hunger: Simple tips you can try

Black cherries, double cream, m&s rich chocolate truffle sauce topped with fresh mint. What's not to like. Yummy breakfast!!! #fitfam #fit2thrive A post shared by Colin Chambers (@col_chambers) on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:35pm PDT Part of making food fun is banishing hunger. When I’m celebrating, say at Christmas, I want to eat what I want with no restrictions. Then …