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One of the many surprises we encountered whilst travelling around New Zealand was the beautiful tree church in Ohaupo, a few miles South of Hamilton on the North Island. The Church is a botanical wonder of interwoven branches and flowers and the masterpiece of local Barry Cox. Now, I'm sure you'd expect to be 'inside' when you step through the door…


So here we are, the beginning of our 3 week long New Zealand road trip! We left the UK in the evening of Boxing Day and after 24 hours of flights via Hong Kong we landed in Auckland on New Zealand's North Island. The flights were long but Cathay Pacific did a great job looking after us with 2 meals,…

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One of the many adventures planned for the near future is a 3 week excursion to New Zealand over the new year; needless to say, I am very excited! New Zealand is such a beautiful country with incredible views wherever you look, the people are so friendly and the whole place has such a nice feel to it - I can't wait!…


Earlier this year, I took a 620 mile trip down the west coast of the USA with a group from Cry in the Dark & Indigo Volunteers. The weather was hot (on the most part) and the breezes were most welcome after hot climbs through The Big Sur. You can read more here. We cycled through early morning mists as the…


I had the privilege to join Cry in the Dark in Romania once again this Summer and support some of the work the charity does to help local communities in the country. Whilst it's only a week, it's quite amazing what impact the team's work had over such a short period of time. It sounds corny, but a group of ordinary…

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So, here it is; 613 miles down the West coast of the United States of America, San Francisco to San Diego. I am SO excited! I thought it would be a good idea to share the routes of my trip next week with all the lovely people who've sponsored me so far. Doing this did, however, bring into perspective the stark…


Strangely, I was invited back amongst my old school teachers to help on their bi-annual music tour. This involves travelling around the place, hauling timpani drums down gorgeous Italian streets to play in some incredible places.