#WordlessWednesday – Where is everyone?

  We’re on holiday in Fernie, Canada at the moment, enjoying the snowboarding season, but have you noticed anything from these photo’s? Where is everyone?

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No Excuses – Lets Just Do It!

  I learnt how to snowboard in my early forties.  One of the main reasons for me was because both my sons were learning to snowboard at that time and they were naturals, making it look so easy.  They took to it like a duck to water and as I watched them from the viewing…

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#WordlessWednesday – Back On The Boards

It’s that time of year again when myself and my better half start looking forward to getting back on our boards and tripping off to find snow up in the mountains somewhere.  These are just a few photographs of last years trip to Fernie, Canada and the stunning scenery which took my breath away.

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Amazing over 50’s – Debbie Harris

Once again I am excited to introduce another guest to my series: Amazing over 50’s I’m inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are happy to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work or their achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives with…

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A Slow Meander to York – Part 2 – The Selby Canal & Our First Challenge

We bought ‘Head in the Clouds’, over sixteen years ago, she was an empty rusty shell and has been transformed into our home.  There are still many things needing to be done to her, but we were able to move aboard last October and so far, we love living the boat life. You can read this…

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A list of things to do at Sherwood Pines

The Forestry commission have excelled themselves in developing a wonderful area for all ages to enjoy nature at its best within the beautiful surroundings of Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire.  Sherwood Pines is open every day except Christmas day, from 8am until dusk and has large, scenic areas for parking.  It cost us £6 to park for the…

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A Good Excuse to go back to Canada!

Going to Whistler last year, was supposed to be a one off ‘special’ snowboarding trip for us and although we had a great time, we certainly didn’t think we’d be going again soon as it was a little on the expensive side, but of course it was fabulous and it left us feeling that we’d…

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An Unexpected Day in London

I was in London for a flying visit to meet my youngest son from his three months away in Canada, but as I woke up excited in my hotel room, looking forward to seeing his face, the morning soon turned out to be a disappointment to hear that his plane had been cancelled and he…

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Amazing over 50’s – Suzanne

I’m very excited to introduce a new series of guest posts to my blog: Amazing over 50’s I’ll be inviting and featuring ‘Mid-lifers’ who are enjoying life over 50 and who are proud to shout out about great health, fitness, lifestyles, work, achievements etc, but more importantly who are embracing this time of their lives…

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9 Reasons to visit Schladming

It was our first time to Schladming so we didn’t know what to expect, but after a long and (click if you’d like to read about our) eventful journey, we thankfully arrived in this beautiful, snowy, Austrian town. Generally though, if you are visiting a town which tends to be lucky enough to have amazing…

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Not an easy journey to Schladming…

Yes it’s that time of year again to don the big boots, big coat, gloves, helmet and cover the face to the elements, strap a slippery board to the feet and throw ourselves off a snow covered mountain…It’s the long awaited and exciting Snowboarding time! This time we flew off to somewhere totally new to…

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Had a go at Gigging

Jon’s sister Charlotte and her daughter Molly are members of their local ‘Gigging’ club in Porthleven in Cornwall.  Whilst we were in Cornwall on holiday in August she said, “Come on, have a go”.  The club offers weekly ‘social days’ where anyone can just visit and have a go in the hope that they may like…

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My birthday visit to St Michael’s Mount

A visit to the historic town of Marazion, Cornwall

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Mud, Sweat & Fear!

Just your average weekend away in Wales

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Cornwall here we come!

A trip from Yorkshire to Cornwall for some mountain biking, walking and surfing

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