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 …

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 …

Create your path: Invest in knowledge

If you want to create your dream lifestyle it’s really not that hard but it does take work and it is possible. You might think that the dream of a healthy happy life isn’t open to you but it is. For the same reason that a Lion doesn’t ponder its health as long as it just gets on being a Lion …

Managing lifes competing demands: fitting health in

Successful people are simply good at managing the pressures of demanding lives. So people that are successful at being healthy are good at managing the pressures of daily life. Whether the measure of health is weight loss, fitness or happiness its all about balancing pressures, prioritising and directing your efforts. That’s what I call competing and why I have a site …

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 …