BC (Before Canines) – Adrenaline Around the World!

“The Flight of the Angels” – my microlight flight over Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Africa.

Here are links to some of our travels and adventures before The Fab Four (our four Cavapoos) came into our lives; featuring days out, wild weekends and a few longer trips on six of the seven continents!


  1. Walking with Wolves – Berkshire; a day out with Canis Lupus in deepest, darkest Berkshire (and links to wolf experiences around the UK)
  2. The Two-Mile High Club – Cambridgeshirewhat do clouds taste like? I found out on a tandem skydive.
  3. Thames Barge Racing – The Whitstable Barge Match – Kent; ‘barging in’ on the Kent & Essex coast; how we won 1st Prize TWICE by coming 2nd; Alice’s Sea Bass – & Meet the Real Captain Birdseye!
  4. Skye is the Limit – Isle of Skye, Scotland; we encounter our vertical limits; Cuillin finger & The ‘Worst Case Scenario’ for a banana flambée!


  1. A Life Lesson Learned on a 3000ft Cliff – Via Ferrata Michielli Strobel – ItalyMark & I go for a daunting dangle in the Dolomites!


  1. Honeymoon II – The Sequel Costa Rica; live volcanoes, cockroaches the size of VW Beetles, venomous vipers… perfect for a happy honeymoon hideaway! 
  2. Rocky Mountain High – Colorado CapersColorado, USA; cougars & cliff dwellings – plus The Four Oarsmen of the Apocalypse – a first descent in the Four Corners! 


  1. Lonely? A Traveller’s Tale of Christmas on the Other Side of the World – I go it alone in New Zealand.


  1. Around the World in 16 Photos – have a look at who supplied No 4 from a long way down the Zambezi!