Winter walks

Winter walks

Over the last few weekends we have been trying to do a regular Sunday morning walk. Last week we hiked from the East cliff to the Warren, the weather was amazing and today we walked in Lyminge forest in the grey drizzle. Family walks can be boring for children so we...
Zip wire in the dark

Zip wire in the dark

As part of a health and safety inspection Harry, Ian and I went to the park tonight to try the zip wire in the dark Thankfully there were no H and S issues (other than not falling off the platform!) and we decided that the ride felt much faster as you disappear into...
Flint and Steel

Flint and Steel

Last weekend I tried out one of my Christmas presents – a flint and steel Actually no – Abbie, Harry and I all tried out my new Christmas present in the garden. Harry was v envious and questioned why he hadn’t got a flint and steel from Father...
Walks with great endings…

Walks with great endings…

We tried a new walk today from the Tiger in Stowting with Christine and Eleanor Coming out of the pub there is a footpath to the right through the field behind the pub. We passed through 2 fields, across a road and then through a larger field. This field passes a farm...
Microadventure?

Microadventure?

  I have been reading Alastair Humphreys’ website this week http://www.alastairhumphreys.com/microadventures-3/ He describes himself as an adventurer, author and motivational speaker who promotes the idea of adventure accessible to all! So what is an...
The path of least resistance

The path of least resistance

The shipping forecast this morning looked ominous for most of the country but Dover looked OK so I headed down to Hythe beach at 7:30am. It is always worth getting up early to swim in the sea; today I swam towards the sunrise with an enormous rainbow behind me and big...