Monthly Archives: May 2013

20th Anniversary of Amputation

Twenty years ago today I had already lost my leg after getting a little too close to a car whilst riding my motorbike. Had I been positioned 30cm to the left I would have missed the car completely,  30 cm … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall Trek – A Magnificent Effort!

After a magnificent effort by all concerned I am pleased to confirm a successful conclusion to our trek along Hadrian’s Wall. My usual instinct when it comes to reporting the outcome of adventures is simply to describe what happened on … Continue reading

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Six

After a long day walking we’ve made it to the finish in time for Helen to get her train – magnificent effort!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Five

The major hills are behind us and we’re beginning to see signs (literally!) that the end of the trek is approaching:

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Four

Early on today we reached the highest point of our walk: Then later got the chance to look back on our route – one of the UK’s best views:

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Three

We’ve found some wall! Day three and our first actual bit of recognisable wall – we got quite excited!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day Two

First indications of a wall… Toward the end of day two we finally spotted evidence of the remains of a wall, as described by Trail Trekkers‘ Gary, and just about visible in the centre of this photo – honest!

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Hadrian’s Wall – Day One

After completing the first 1.3 miles of our trek from the start to the first campsite in a sneaky move last night, we set off officially this morning with a pre-walk photo to commemorate the momentous occasion. Don’t we look … Continue reading

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