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My underwater demons

I am reading “The Loonliness of a Deep Sea Diver” written by a man called David Harrison Beckett. Told in an earthy Anglo Saxon style, Beckett recounts various hair raising anecdotes from a...

17 August, 2017

Bali: Things to do near Singapore

For anyone that has lived in Singapore, a weekend away in Bali is unlikely to be an alien concept. Why would it be? A popular destination for travellers from all over the world, a 2 hour flight...

03 August, 2017

Part 4: The final stretch, Fish River Canyon

On the morning of the final day, the atmosphere in the campsite was one of excitement and anticipation. Feet were sore, bodies were fatigued but spirits were high. There was talk of cold beers and...

27 July, 2017

Part 3: Along the canyon floor, Fish River Canyon

 As the Fish River meandered through the canyon it became strikingly obvious  how powerful the river could be when in full force. At first, the steep walls towered above us but made finding shade...

20 July, 2017

Part 2: The Descent, Fish River Canyon Hike

The Descent

An early rise and a 60 minute journey along the local dirt tracks in the back of a safari truck was our route to the trail head. This is where we first encountered the immensity of the...

13 July, 2017

Part 1: Mega Adventure's Fish River Canyon Hike 2016

Here is our account what we (the marketing team this time) have been up to, when we embarked on a gruelling 5 day hike through the Fish River Canyon in Namibia. We documented our adventure and...

06 July, 2017

Verbier 2017: A trip to the Swiss Alps - a change of scenery

Last year it was the Cresta and Bobsleigh in St Moritz, this year I was off to see my parents and a few mates in Verbier (a scenic 2 hour drive up into the mountains from Geneva, Switzerland) for...

29 June, 2017

Team Sport - Beyond the obvious health benefits

Each to their own for this debate, but speaking from personal experience, I’d take team sport over individual sport every time...and here’s why.

22 June, 2017

The art of the Musher - Day 12

Thursday 16 March

The art of the Musher……

 Mungo and I enjoy a leisurely breakfast. The girls in the kitchen have knocked up bacon and eggs without being asked. The sun pours through the window...

30 May, 2017

The Road to Lake Baikal - Day 11

Wednesday 15 March

The road to Lake Baikal…….

A second dawn in Irkutsk. A mist shrouds the Angara River. Mungo’s normal speed of movement resembles a snail crossing a glacier. This morning the...

17 May, 2017