Firefighter

Burn, baby, burn

Heroes: you can’t crash a spaceship these days without being rescued by one. Whether super, local or sporting, heroes are everywhere; the definition of the word stretched so far it’s torn a ligament. I can’t say I’m particularly comfortable with holding people aloft, not least because I’m an eight stone …

Rallying

Flight of the navigator

The truth, so they say, is out there. But I don’t buy it. I just don’t have the coin for that sort …

The Blades

The sky ain’t the limit

I’m no high-flier. I don’t know my cirrus from my stratus and I’ve never clambered further than that sticky bottom rung of the …

IMG_2430

Test tubes, baby!

Picture Glasgow. What do you see? Beautiful grey skies leaking drizzle onto tenement roofs? Streets ringing with the echoes of gang violence …

Muddier

Everyday Adventures: Mud-running

Great mires of the brown enemy punctuated the fun, followed by troughs of freezing swamp-water and mud-slide hills up which we either …

Parachute Paula

Everyday Adventures: Paragliding

Running, catching the breeze, wings inflating, a little lift and then…  It’s my turn again. Everyday adventures can take you anywhere: the …

Opera

All about that bass

I blink. A lot. Blinking is inoffensive, attractive even, when done properly. But when you’re blinking so much that your face concertinas …