Duke of Edinburgh Expedition – Gold

In 2012 I experienced a DofE hike for the first time. And bless my naïve little soul, for I thought walking through ankle deep mud and being unable to tell one small-to-middle-sized farm from another was the worst experience I had ever gone through. But soon my composure was shaken. In 2013 I completed DofE…

Mr Mansell McTaggart

A while ago now, I was doing my Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition. Now this walk took me too many places in my local area, that I did not know existed. I also saw many of these things which amused me greatly. Yes, it does seem that someone out there (presumably Mr Mansell McTaggart),…

D of E – Day of Exhaustion

I have recently returned from what many people have assured me would be ‘one of the best experiances of my life’. I am talking about D of E. Those people, as you might guess, seem the find it perfectly fun to trek across swealteringly hot fields, carying backpacks that weigh a ton and with no clue…