Happy Christmas – 2019

Welcome to my Christmas blog post – which is a sort-of substitute for sending Christmas cards and provides an opportunity to look back on 2019 and highlight some of the things that happened… New Year at Ravenside I spent New Year with Chris and Corinne on their small holding near Newcastle. No major projects this […]

Egypt – Nov 2019

Just back from a week in Hurghada, Egypt with Georgina… This trip was arranged many months ago by Georgina as we decided that we would need some winter sun in November. As she works for Hays Travel she was able to find a great deal on an all-inclusive package deal with TUI. This was a […]

Morocco – Nov 2019

Just spent a week in Morocco with Susan… We flew with EasyJet from TLS to Marrakech and picked up a hire car from a local rental company called surprise cars – it turns out they were full of surprises… According to the instructions which we had carefully printed out we were to be met at […]

Massif De Morvan 2019

Towards the end of October I completed a 3 day navigation enduro in the Massif de Morvan organised by Sport Adventure. This was the third of these events I have entered – the first was in the Normandie mud last November, followed by the Dordogne in May. This time I was teamed up with my […]

Quatrelle Farewell

For those new to the blog and the whole Morocco or Bust adventure, here is the previous post on this : http://v2xs.com/morocco-or-bust-2/ What happened, what went wrong, have we missed the epic adventure of men and machine battling against all the odds to get to Morocco or Bust ? The short answer is … there […]