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shaff logo 16th Mar 2012 ShAFF - And the winner is.....

In January I wrote about the forthcoming Sheffield adventure film festival or ShAFF for short. I'd been asked along with two others (Lucy Creamer and Nikalas Cook)  to be one of the judges and watch a selection of almost 100 films. Well i can happily report that the festival came and went last weekend and was a unanimous succes for all those that attended.   The Sheffield Adventure Film...

BMC A3 Insurance Poster V3 14th Mar 2012 Insured for Adventure - revisited

In November I wrote about my ongoing quest to find insurance for my upcoming adventures and how pleased I was that I'd managed to find an insurer who would cover me for all the way-out locations I would be visiting and just as importantly cover me for the various "sports" I'd be participating in. First up on the 'Hit List' at the end of January was the Cogne Valley in Italy for a spot of Ice...

Kodo 2 2005 4th Mar 2012 KODO - The first, The last and the very very best

It's with a very very heavy heart I write this. In fact I'm not going to write much, not the usual ramblings, at least not now! It's been two week's to the day (Sunday) that our little Staffordshire Bull Terrier Cross, Kodo passed away. Like all Bull breeds she fought until the very end, but when your enemy is Cancer that fight can be a very short and decidedly one sided battle. It was just 10...