Lands End To John O Groats… PLUS

On account of the fact the world went to shit and no one really knew if or when international travel will return to some manner of normal, we scrapped all plans to lounge on a beach somewhere beautiful and hot whilst being brought cocktails in favour of hiking the length of Great Britain. Yeah, because [...]

Stuff To Climb, Stuff To Drink

We had such big plans for Brecon Beacons. Tarrant worked out a huge circular walk taking in the beautiful rolling hills that'd take most, if not all, of the day given my penchant for sitting down. But you know what scuppers hiking plans? Apart from sheer laziness? Weather. The fucking weather scuppers hiking plans but [...]

Castles, Beer & Beaches

We were way more prepared this morning than the last time we moved campsites, having packed up most of our shit the previous night like ultra efficient packing machines. It wasn't pissing rain either which helped massively with the whole not killing each other thing. Once we were packed we had a little stroll around [...]

Llechwedd Slate Mines

On account of our unparalleled skills for getting lost even with a satnav we left the campsite stupidly early to get to the Llechwedd Slate Caverns to take advantage of their 20% discount offer if you went on a tour before 10am. "Llechwedd" contains three consecutive sounds across two syllables that make a non-Welsh speaker [...]

A Trip Around Anglesey

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, and yes, I copied and pasted the shit out of that bad boy! And no, I still have no fucking idea how to say it. It doesn't help that Welsh letters are pronounced differently to English letters. I'm trying to pick up a bit of Welsh while we're here, I've started to recognise a [...]