First Flight

On this day in 1903 the Wright brothers made their first attempt at flying the Wright Flyer; how far we have come in aviation since! So this got me thinking about my first flight but I was so young when I first flew that I really don’t remember. I find flying weird, I don’t like [...]

How not to ice skate: painful icy falls

As Christmas approaches all the festive fun associated with the season of cheer begins; that means vats of mulled wine, tree decorating, Christmas markets and of course, ice skating. There are many amazing rinks all over the UK but our favourite outdoor rinks are Somerset House in London, Glasgow on Ice and The Ice Cube in Leeds. However the last thing you want [...]

Lost in Translation

Travelling across different countries not only introduces you to the wonders of other foods, beverages, scenery and cultures but to other languages too. In all my time of continent skipping I haven’t usually had too much of a problem communicating; a mixture of signing, their good English and my effort (as I always make) to [...]