1000 kilometre walk in a year

I am 77 and had a new knee this year. I have not been able to be very active for some years. I have


Two-day DofE Adventure, 50km

Taking on the challenge of the DofE Adventure, hiking 50km in two days in the Peak District. The money raised will help more young people benefit from the DofE.


A question of survival

I'm going from the city to the wild - training in bushcraft, forraging and general survival, working


I'm learning British Sign Language

Having wanted to learn British Sign Language for many years, I finally decided that now is the time.


Weight loss challenge

To lose 3.5 stone by October 1, 2017


100 Days, 100 Miles

I am planning to run a mile a day for 100 days.


Coast to Coast - Alfred Wainwright's walk

I'm walking in Alfred Wainwright's footsteps across England, going 'Coast to Coast'. Starting from

Buky GR20

Walking the 200km GR20

We will be hiking the 200km GR20 in 10 days which is one of the hardest high level treks in Europe bisecting


Run, Bike, Skydive!

Inspiration to take part in the D of E Challenge? I attended the Gold Awards in May and heard people


Complete the Honister Via Ferrata Xtreme

Via Ferrata Xtreme was introduced at Honister in 2012 to bring a much more challenging (and some say


National 3 Peaks

I'm going to complete the national 3 peaks - kicking off with Snowdon, then onto conquer Scafell Pike


Donating my hair to the Little Princess Trust

For my DofE Challenge 2017 I have decided to cut and donate 8 - 10 inches of my hair to the Little Princess


Horror Maze

I am giving myself the challenge of not only going through my first ever maze trying to get out but


Piano lessons

I used to play the piano to quite a high standard, but stopped learning twenty years ago this year.



Attempt to abseil a 160ft water tower - and I'm terrified of heights!