Category: Expeditions

The Land of my Fathers Project

On August 31st I am going to walk the very short distance from Sedbury Cliffs, on the banks of the River Severn, into Chepstow accompanied (if all goes to plan) by my Dad and Thalia. This walk of around two miles will set me off on the Offa’s Dyke Path and will be the first

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Nepal with Camps International and DBS JP

I first went to Nepal a couple of years ago and I instantly fell in love with both the beauty of the country and the kindness of the people, it now ranks alongside New Zealand as my favourite place to visit so I was delighted when Camps International offered me the opportunity to visit again

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Borneo 2019

Borneo, the very name has an air of exoticism, a sense of the wild and unexplored. When I was a kid and looking even more unkempt than usual my Dad used to describe me as looking like “the wild man of Borneo” and it is a place of wild, remote valleys, unique wildlife and, sadly,

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Ecuador 2017 with Camps International and Kennet School

One of the most amazing things about working in this fantastic industry is some of the opportunities for travel that it affords. I have worked with Camps International for a number of years now and been fortunate to work with some amazing young people in countries as diverse as Uganda, Borneo and Peru, this year

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Busy, busy, busy

It’s been a while since I last updated the blog and whilst I feel a bit remiss, the reason is basically because we are having our busiest ever season here and there’s barely been time to pop home and get the washing done over the last few weeks! Not that I’m complaining….There has been a

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The D of E season is in full swing!!

Walking with; Highgate School, Thistly Hough School and Dulwich College Well, it’s taken a while to get the blog back up and running this season but as we’ve been so busy it’s for all the right reasons!! The season has started with a lot of work on the Duke of Edinburgh awards and so far

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D of E assessment with Ormiston College

17-18.9.16 Walking with; Ormiston College Team 3 Whilst I can quite confidently say I know the rugged, wild Dark Peak like the back of my hand I have been a little guilty of neglecting the White Peak, it’s gentler, more bucolic cousin. So, when Entrust booked me in to supervise Team 3 on this Bronze

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D of E qualifying expedition with SOEC and St Ninian’s

Full album on Facebook 9-10.6.16 Walking with; Team 6 My D of E calendar has been a full one this year, but a welcome last minute call up took me North of the border into the hitherto unvisited Pentland Hills to help out on the qualifying expedition for the pupils of St Ninian’s in Glasgow.

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A Peak District wild camp

Full album on Facebook27-28.4.16 Walking with; Sam !! Last year Sam came over with his family from France and we had a fantastic day walk up Win Hill and over Crookstone Out Moor that concluded with a wild camp on the slopes of Grindsbrook Knoll. The weather was kind and we spent an enjoyable evening

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D of E practice with KEGCB and BXM Expeditions

Full album on Facebook23/24.4.16 Walking with; Jess, Jessica, Grace, Alex, Maya and Katy The Dark Peak is a great spot for D of E. It provides a variety of landscapes, a selection of wild land, footpaths, ridges and valleys and there are many decent campsites and interesting features. KEGCB were starting their practice expedition at

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