Backwards can sometimes take you forwards..

Backwards can sometimes take you forwards.. Bless me father, for I have sinned… It has been at least five months since I last as much as looked at or touched a paraglider (in any capacity). Actually the only sin has been the really shit weather in the UK. I know I have mentioned it several…

YORKSHIRE… IT’S NOT ALL FLAT CAPS AND WHIPPETS!

Yorkshire Sculpture Park Given the amount of times I’ve driven up and down the country, I’m ashamed to say I’d never actually been here before… but you can’t be everywhere at once (wouldn’t it be great if you could!) I’ve seen the sign plenty of times, zooming up and down the motorway, and every time…

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN JAYNEWAY & THE LYKE WAKE WALK

The Adventures of Captain Jayneway   The Lyke Wake Walk You haven’t had much sleep. You tried to go to bed early because you knew you had to get up ridiculously early, but spent much of that minuscule time wriggling about in bed thinking about what you were about to get up to do in a…

SIX FEET UNDER…

SIX FEET UNDER… Six Feet Under… Actually, it was more like about six meters under. Unless you’ve been living under a rock or maybe live on the other side of the planet, you can’t have missed the fact that it’s pissed it down with rain in North Yorkshire. This week, it rained non stop for two…

My Biggest Icicle… EVER!

Stardate December 3rd 2010 Before all the leaves had even completely fallen off the trees, it came. I don’t think anybody expected snow in November. It made world news, I mean, what else is there to talk about except the weather? The British seem to find comfort in discussing it. How cold it is, how…