Adventures in my first kayak

Adventures in my first kayak

Growing up as a kid I did some kayaking in a number of locations, from the Beacon Becons in Wales, to the Lake District, but this was back when I was 12 years old. Then in a previous job with the Ministry of Defence I had the pleasure of doing some further kayaking and canoeing in verious places across the UK from rivers, canals to lakes. About a month ago I came across the Kayak pictured here, A Perception Dancer, now no longer build, however it was an extremely well used popular model…continue reading →

Exmoor at it’s very best

On Exmoor it is still possible to find tranquillity, peace and quiet as well as rediscover your sense of adventure and back to nature. Catching a glimpse of wild red deer, be amazed by night sky full of star, and explore unique villages full of character and local charm. Exmoor is a unique place, shaped over thousands of years and the people that live their and nature and is recognized as one of the UK's finest landscapes. The large open moorland provide a sense of remoteness and tranquillity rarely available elsewhere in southern…continue reading →
The River Test

The River Test

The River Test is probabily the Test Valley and Hampshire's finest chalk stream. It's world famous for its superb trout fishing. The Test Way footpath and cycle way follows the banks for alot of it's run of 44 mile. The Test way starts from the dramatic, high chalk downs at Inkpen down to Eling where its tidal waters flow into Southampton Water. The crystal-clear waters are a haven for wildlife, ideal for watercress growers. Many wild birds and plants can be seen right along the River Test, kingfishers, Marsh Harriers and Litlle Grebe,…continue reading →
Devon coast on a sunny day.

Devon coast on a sunny day.

Britain has miles of stunning coastline, every turn on the coastal footpath displays another amazing view. This little island I call home is a magnificent place. I hope through my life I can experience as much of it as possible. The British weather only adds to the drama, the sound of the waves, the spray in the air. Walking gives me time to think, time to dream. My mind wonders from one thing to another, almost like trying to piece together a puzzle. It's the puzzle of life. Working out what pieces need…continue reading →
Time to walk

Time to walk

The English coastline has so much to offer. Duckpool is just one of the small bay scattered along the Devon coastline, at high tide an intimidating harsh bay, at low tide, thousands of smooth pebbles. Centuries of storms pounding the coastline, smashing the rocks together to create an amazing sight #devonsurf #uksurf #devon #devonbeach #sandymouth #duckpool #themanoutdoors #outdoors #neverstopexploring @lovenorthdevon #adventure #walking #berghaus #northfacecontinue reading →