On a fine May day in 2013 I dropped Dom off at Heathrow Airport for his flight to Alaska via Dallas. His latest adventure was a three week ascent of Mount Denali, the tallest and toughest mountain in North America. It has a brutal weather system with snow storms reaching -40C (-40F) which, combined with the … Continue reading Finding Denali
What excitement does Photo Friday hold for us this week? Click on the title photo to find out!
A startling phenomenal happened in the UK this week. The sun came out. Yes it did. At first I thought it was a figment of my imagination as it doesn't happen that often. As you never know when the next sighting is due, I ask you to please allow me the indulgence of spending a … Continue reading The Slave Auction Re-Post
Dom's Everest adventure has begun. The dream is about to become a reality and it's both exciting and terrifying in equal measures. A lot of people think climbing Everest is like taking a walk in the park, let me dispel that myth and acquaint you with some of the facts. The Mountain Mount Everest is … Continue reading On Top of the World
Part of a collection of photos which can be found in the category: Monday Montage. Click on the title link to discover what's in store.
What excitement lies behind the Photo Friday lens this week? Click on the title link to find out!
The purpose of my blog, when I first started it, was to concentrate on Dom's dyslexia and the trials and tribulations of being a dyslexic, hence the tagline 'The workings of a dyslexic mind'. Since then it has morphed into an account of our memories, including those of running an adventure group called Spice. 'The workings … Continue reading What’s My (Tag) Line?
Well, spring got off to an interesting start here on Planet Dom; Storm Emma collided with the Beast from the East and enveloped us in a winter wonderland for three days, and promptly disappeared as quickly as it arrived, leaving us wondering if we had dreamt it all. I had organised a surprise meal for … Continue reading Monthly Round-Up: March
The Spice Coordinators used to have lots of fun dreaming up fake events for April Fool's Day. Over the years these have included the relocation of Stonehenge, extreme knitting, white line painting on the M4 motorway, hover-boarding, a roadkill cookery workshop and sending the first Spice member to Mars. Back in 2005, and less into a year … Continue reading Don’t Forget Your Broomstick