Swans and beaches: holiday adventures in Weymouth

I didn’t realise how special this day would be until we met the swans. I’m used to seeing them as one or two togethers, occasionally a small family group but never in large flocks and never up really close. At Abbotsbury you get a truly unique experience seeing Swans up close and personal just wandering around in an environment where …

Durdle Door and Portland: holiday adventures in Weymouth

Day 2 of our Weymouth holiday started with a trip to the famous Durdle Door and ended with a walk to portland along the road next to chesil beach. Again it’s a story told in pictures and it was a day packed with stunning views, experiences and memories. Highlights I’ll start with a few of the highlights          Stats …

Jellyfish and Castles: holiday adventures in Weymouth

Holidays are just about the best chance you ever get to become fit and strong through play. But do you know how to use a holiday to get fit and strong while enjoying the best holiday ever? This is the story of how I did just this last year and it is still one of the best set of memories …

Jellyfish and Castles: holiday adventures in Weymouth

Holidays are just about the best chance you ever get to become fit and strong through play. But do you know how to use a holiday to get fit and strong while enjoying the best holiday ever? This is the story of how I did just this last year and it is still one of the best set of memories …

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 …

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.             …

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 …

Playing for balance: The fun behind good health

Good health is about being happy because being unhappy affects you whether you realise it or not. I say this because health is always presented as something you get when you stop having fun and the fun only comes after years of suffering. Yet the truth is that it’s the opposite because the pursuit of health is the pursuit of …