I hoped my 50th year would be memorable. But back in January 2020 little did I realise what the year had in store for us all.
Continue reading 50 challenges for my 50th birthday: a year in review
Lundy island has been on my bucket list for years, ever since I first saw it from the mainland as a teenager. This year, my 50th birthday provided me with the ideal opportunity to drag the family to an Xbox and Netflix free island. Just as the teens thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse!
Continue reading A short break on Lundy island, Devon
Chipping Campden’s (mostly) annual sporting event, the Cotswold Olimpick Games, is as quirky as its name suggests. You can probably guess it has a place on my UK bucket list!
Continue reading Taking part in the Cotswold Olimpick Games, Chipping Campden, Gloucs
London has plenty of unusual experiences to suit all tastes. If, like me, you enjoy a smidgeon of adventure how about a day out climbing Up at the O2 and sliding down the Orbit slide?
Continue reading Up at the O2 and down the Orbit slide, London
What better way to spend a wet winter’s day than caving in the Mendips? The perfect way to tick off one of my 50th birthday challenges.
Continue reading Beginner’s caving in the Mendips, Somerset
In case it’s not apparent from the title I’m 50 this year!
I’m not one for parties but I do want to celebrate my half century. I’ve decided on a self indulgent year, doing more of those things I always meant to do, from outdoor activities to attending talks and shows.
Continue reading 50 things to do for my 50th birthday