Yestival 2017 – Festival Review

“Plant yourself in the world you want to be a part of.” ~ Bex Band, the Ordinary Adventurer. For this reason, I drove to West Sussex alone, to camp in a field for 3 days during Storm Brian. Yestival is the brainchild of adventurer Dave Cornthwaite.  This “self-propelled” man has completed fourteen 1,000-mile human powered expeditions all over the world and is the founder of … Continue reading Yestival 2017 – Festival Review

A Very Micro Microadventure

19/02/17 After a very busy few weeks focusing on fundraising and sponsorship, teamed with the dark winter mornings and evenings, I was getting itchy feet for an adventure. With limited time, energy and finances, my housemate and I decided to do the tiniest of microadventures and set up camp just 12 metres from our front door in our garden. It was just the thing I needed to blow … Continue reading A Very Micro Microadventure

Wild Camping Microadventure Kit List

After hiking around the Isle of Wight with my bestie, I was so impressed with my kit, I’ve written it all down for future reference. We walked 71 miles and wild camped for 3 nights, carrying everything we needed including camping and food. The list looks enormous but this picture shows everything.   Total Bag Weight: 12.5kg 5.11 Rush 24 Multicam Backpack 5.11 6.6 Pouch (because everything didn’t … Continue reading Wild Camping Microadventure Kit List

Primal Events ON TRIAL 2015: A 48 Hour Endurance Event

Event Date: Friday 29th May 2015 “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Knees and Toes” “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes, Knees and Toes and Eyes and Ears……” It’s 9.30am on a Sunday morning. I’m standing in a river fully clothed having not slept since Thursday Evening. Me and the group of people I am with are all laughing hysterically whilst singing. It’s like we’re on drugs … Continue reading Primal Events ON TRIAL 2015: A 48 Hour Endurance Event

Primal Events F.E.A.R. 2014: A 24 Hour Endurance Event

Event Date: Saturday 28th November 2014  I’m sitting eating my dinner one evening and checking what Facebook has to offer.  I see a post about an event called F.E.A.R. by Primal Events so give it a ‘Like’ and think nothing more of it. A friend saw I’d ‘Liked’ the post, he knew the Race Directors (RDs) and could get me a free ticket so offered … Continue reading Primal Events F.E.A.R. 2014: A 24 Hour Endurance Event