Adventurer Justin Miles took a little time out to practice arctic skills and drills with the man behind the Ice Warrior project, Jim McNeill. Lewis shouted through the door at one twenty-five am. “Just? Just mate you have to get up”. He didn’t need to. From the first moments that I climbed into bed just after midnight I had a… Read more →
Could this be the ultimate backpacking rucksack? Finding a good rucksack can be an absolute minefield, but I stumbled across a winner when I discovered Karrimor Special Forces As soon as I ripped open the packaging of the new Karrimor SF Sabre 80-130 I could see and feel that it was totally different from any other rucksacks that I’ve used before. It felt… Read more →
Encountering strangers was always an ‘interesting’ experience. Brain injuries are invisible with no outwardly signs, so how could people know? Because I couldn’t respond quickly enough to sentences thrown at me I was branded as ‘rude’ or ‘ignorant’ and on several occasions I was given abuse for being drunk in the morning – it wasn’t my fault that I couldn’t walk in straight lines!