Tales & Travels

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The Faroe Islands - Diaries Part III Wild Beyond Barriers Series

Friday, 16 November 2018

Back on the island of Vágar, there was somewhere I had to go, out before sunrise to a crisp 5 degrees, and the natural world around me, it felt, awakening, just for me. Up here alone, where the floating lake meets the great northern Atlantic, where sheer cliffs drop into the ocean below, as the sun rises from the sea. More

The Faroe Islands - Diaries Part II Wild Beyond Barriers Series

Thursday, 15 November 2018

I've moved eastwards, I’m now on the island of Eysturoy, the second largest in the Faroese chain and home to the greatest peaks in the Faroe Islands. Basecamp is on the south west edge of the island. It is wild and it is remote. The weather rules here. More

The Faroe Islands - Diaries Part I Wild Beyond Barriers Series

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Rising up from Bøur, high up in the mountain mist, appears the Gásadalur tunnel. Built in 2006, connecting the isolated village the other side of the mountain, to Sørvágur and the rest of the island.  More

A 10 Year Mountain - Gran Paradiso. Wild Beyond Barriers Series

Sunday, 11 November 2018

10 years since being on the stroke ward and my physios words to me ..“Take one step at a time, try not to climb the mountain in one”. Those words have never left me. More

Film-making Short - The Wild Wood

Saturday, 10 November 2018

A film-making short created on a blustery autumnal afternoon. Words read from The Wild Wood - Wind in the Willows More

Film, talks & podcasts - My watch & listen list

Thursday, 08 November 2018

The dark evenings can mean more time spent training inside. I take my motivation from the world around me, so having to do sessions inside, I turn to music, podcasts, talks, films & documentaries. Here I will share with you my favourite watches & listens that inspire & motivate me, as I discover through my indoor training. I hope you enjoy.. More

Happy 30th Birthday BBC Radio Gloucestershire

Thursday, 01 November 2018

Last month BBC Radio Gloucestershire celebrated their 30th Birthday. More