I’m putting these here so I know where to find them and because I couldn’t remember the Indian flight details recently when a fellow pilot
Buddha says “today you fly, young padawan”..🪂
After picking up a summer cold from the #fatboyslim concert the weekend before last, and having to marshal instead of race the 2 day mtb
A confessional – sort of 🪂
My posts are like buses …. !? This morning I tweeted …. Countries on my blacklist are France, Italy, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. I
I can’t believe it’s been 9 months since I last flew🪂!
Normally I don’t post about my flying unless it’s been exceptional. However today was exceptional for the wrong reason; I’ve had such a long layoff!
Feeding the rat!
On the Isle of Man we cannot say “rat”. This is something to do with the words plague and parochialism. Except, parochial is GOOD. And
Back in Brazil, December 2019 … one of my most satisfying achievements to date …🪂
226 km on a paraglider in a day! It took five and a half hours. Forget modesty; I need all the reminders these days as
Thought for the day ….
I usually have my most profound thoughts whilst showering or walking the dog. Today’s thought was to reflect on the number of good summers that
This is from a crash course (literally SIV is french for simulating incidents whilst flying)
The footage below is from a crash course (literally SIV is french for simulating incidents whilst flying) in 2019 on my racy Delta 3 paraglider.
Calling all geeks – covid-19 is affecting my flying so let’s help nail it…
foldingathome.org is an initiative to use distributed programming power to nail some of the world’s diseases including covid-19. I have a linux desktop – my supercomputer,
Brazil – December 2019
Well I’m back from my trip to Brazil.. What a mind opener that was. In October, three Brazilians set a new paragliding world record of
So I missed my 2018 Indian paragliding adventure …..
Catch up …. I missed my planned October 2018 vol-biv trip in India due to breaking my collar bone the weekend before I was due
My Paragliding Epiphany
OK. Here’s the rub. On the basis that only humans and ants (for all the wrong reasons) are capable of altruism, for the last 2