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1987
Scottish Top Ten, September 1987 - Mon 28 Sep 1987 - Jim and I hitchhiked and camped for a week to climb the ten highest mountains in Britain.

1990
Knoydart, May 1990 - Sun 27 May 1990 - Seven day backpacking trip through a stunning area of Scotland.

1992
Onich, New Year 1993 - Dec 1992 - Cuilcheanna House, Onich.

1993
Torridon, May 1993 - Mon 24 May 1993 - With Jim, Dave Randell, Nick Cassin, Sam, Rob, Dan, Ed and John.
Onich, New Year 1994 - Tue 28 Dec 1993 - Lots of us staying at Cuilcheanna House again.

1994
Ullapool, May 1994 - Sun 22 May 1994 - A week in a remote cottage with Jim, Dave Randell, Dave Gee and Sam.
Black Mountain, November 1994 - Sat 26 Nov 1994 - Short camping trip with Liz.
Yorkshire Dales, New Year 1995 - Thu 29 Dec 1994 - A relaxing New Year at Brooklyn House, Carlton.

1995
Macaroni Penguins Gig 1 - Sat 21 Jan 1995 - Piggy's Party
Cairngorms, February 1995 - Feb 1995 - Long weekend in Howie's van, with Sean, Mike, Howie, Simon Mylius and Chris.
Aviemore, February 1995 - Sat 18 Feb 1995 - Liz and I stayed in a chalet. Lots of snow but it was too fresh for any climbing.
Dartmoor, Spring 1995 - 1995 - A 2-day backpacking trip with Liz to get fit for Turkey.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 2 - Sat 6 May 1995 - Mike and Lucy's Wedding
Macaroni Penguins Gig 3 - Mon 5 Jun 1995 - King's Arms, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 4 - Fri 14 Jul 1995 - Mardyke, Hotwells, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 5 - Mon 17 Jul 1995 - The Prom, Bristol
Lake District, July 1995 - Mon 24 Jul 1995 - Two days with Liz including Scafell Pinnacle and Needle Ridge.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 6 - Wed 26 Jul 1995 - The Showboat, Bristol
Kackar Mountains, August 1995 - Sat 5 Aug 1995 - A trip to these remote mountains in Eastern Turkey.
Simon and Ruth's Final Munro - Sat 26 Aug 1995 - A trip to Mull for Ruth and Simon Love's final Munro.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 7 - Sat 9 Sep 1995 - Wedding
Macaroni Penguins Gig 8 - Sat 23 Sep 1995 - Wedding
Macaroni Penguins Gig 9 - Thu 28 Sep 1995 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 10 - Thu 2 Nov 1995 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 11 - Sat 2 Dec 1995 - HP Labs Christmas Party
Macaroni Penguins Gig 12 - Fri 15 Dec 1995 - Sun Alliance (Toltec) Christmas Party
Macaroni Penguins Gig 13 - Thu 21 Dec 1995 - The Prom, Bristol
River Wye, December 1995 - Fri 22 Dec 1995 - An open canoe trip with Howie from Bridge Sollers near Hay-on-Wye to Monmouth.
Loch Lomond, New Year 1996. - Thu 28 Dec 1995 - Camping then a cottage in very cold weather.

1996
Macaroni Penguins Gig 14 - Fri 5 Jan 1996 - Guy's leaving party.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 15 - Thu 11 Jan 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 16 - Thu 8 Feb 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Glen Coe, February 1996 - Feb 1996 - We hired a dodgy camper van and headed north for a long weekend.
Coverdale, February 1996 - Feb 1996 - Plenty of snow, staying at Brooklyn House.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 17 - Thu 21 Mar 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 18 - Thu 25 Apr 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 19 - Mon 6 May 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Glen Spean, May 1996 - Fri 17 May 1996 - Unsettled weather prevented any climbing but the walking was good.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 20 - Thu 30 May 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 21 - Tue 18 Jun 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 22 - Wed 19 Jun 1996 - The Old Ton Inn, Tongwynlais
Morocco, August 1996 - Fri 2 Aug 1996 - By camper van with Liz to the Atlas mountains and an ascent of Jebel Toubkal (4167m), the highest mountain in North Africa.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 23 - Sat 7 Sep 1996 - The Ropewalk, Bristol
Lake District, September 1996 - Fri 13 Sep 1996 - Weekend trip in the van with Liz, Mathias and Sean.
Rhinogs, October 1996 - Fri 18 Oct 1996 - A north to south traverse of the main ridge with Liz.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 24 - Sat 16 Nov 1996 - Colin and Claire's Wedding
Brecon Beacons, November 1996 - Sat 23 Nov 1996 - A walk in the snow.
The Great Snowboarding Fiasco - Sat 30 Nov 1996 - In search of snow.
Sidcot Swallet, December 1996 - Sun 1 Dec 1996 - Caving with Howie.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 25 - Mon 23 Dec 1996 - The Prom, Bristol
Fort William, New Year 1997 - Sat 28 Dec 1996 - Staying in a couple of cottages by the Nevis Bank Hotel.

1997
Macaroni Penguins Gig 26 - Thu 30 Jan 1997 - The Prom, Bristol
Macaroni Penguins Gig 27 - Sat 1 Mar 1997 - The HuntsmanBristol
Snowdonia, March 1997 - Thu 27 Mar 1997 - A windy but sunny Easter weekend, scrambling and climbing in the Ogwen valley.
Glen Cannich, May 1997 - Sat 10 May 1997 - With Jim, Dave Randell, Dave Gee, Sam, Conrad, (Ruth, Simon Love and Sarah.)
Macaroni Penguins Gig 28 - Wed 18 Jun 1997 - Las Iguanas, Bristol.
Norway, August 1997 - Mon 11 Aug 1997 - Two weeks touring Jottenheim in the van.
Lake District, November 1997 - Fri 21 Nov 1997 - Planning for Greenland with Sean, Ruth and Simon Love.
Vercors, December 1997 - Mon 29 Dec 1997 - North to South traverse of the Vercors on cross-country skis, staying at unmanned huts.

1998
Red Tarn, January 1998 - Fri 23 Jan 1998 - Winter climbing from Red Tarn with Sean.
Arran, Easter 1998 - Apr 1998 - Training for Greenland with Sean and Ruth and Simon Love.
Greenland 1998 - Sat 6 Jun 1998 - A three week expedition to a previously unexplored area of Arctic East Greenland.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 29 - Fri 14 Aug 1998 - Jayne & Tim's Wedding
Macaroni Penguins Gig 30 - Sat 10 Oct 1998 - Mary & Carl's Wedding

1999
Macaroni Penguins Gig 31 - Sat 30 Jan 1999 - Bristol Dive Club annual dinner
Brecon Beacons, February 1999 - Feb 1999 - We took the day off work to go cross-country skiing in marginal snow conditions.
Kishorn, May 1999 - Sat 8 May 1999 - With Jim, Dave Randell, Dave Gee, Sam and Conrad.
Liz and Mark's Wedding - Sat 29 May 1999 - Liz and I got married in Upton Snodsbury church.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 32 - Sat 29 May 1999 - Liz and Mark's Wedding
Liz and Mark's Honeymoon - Sun 30 May 1999 - 9 days
Stanage, August 1999 - Fri 27 Aug 1999 - A weekend climbing trip with Jim, Mathias and Sean.
Mendip Muddle 1999 - Sun 10 Oct 1999 - 20km multi-terrain race with 420m of climb.
KIMM 1999, Cowal Peninsular - Sat 30 Oct 1999 - My first KIMM.

2000
Little Haven, June 2000 - Sun 18 Jun 2000 - 6 days
Tintern Trot - Thu 20 Jul 2000 - 6 mile multi-terrain. 600 feet of climb.
Isle of Man, August 2000 - Fri 4 Aug 2000 - Port Erin, Isle of Man
IMDb San Francisco meeting - Fri 20 Oct 2000 - Four days staying at the Westin St. Francis, San Francisco.
Mendip Muddle 2000 - Sun 15 Oct 2000 - 20km multi-terrain race with 420m of climb.
KIMM 2000, South West Lake District - Sat 28 Oct 2000 - Sean and I came 23rd in C class.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 33 - Sat 2 Dec 2000 - Jim and Caroline's Wedding

2001
Carlton, February 2001 - Sun 18 Feb 2001 - Brooklyn House, Carlton
Moved to North Nibley - Fri 27 Apr 2001 - Went very smoothly. Slight delay getting in.
Snowdonia, August 2001 - Fri 17 Aug 2001 - Nant Peris
Portishead Quarry, November 2001 - Sun 4 Nov 2001 - Portishead Quarry
Gloucester Christmas lights switch on - Sun 18 Nov 2001 - Kings Square, Gloucester

2002
Snowdonia, January 2002 - Thu 3 Jan 2002 - A weekend trip to Snowdonia with Sean.
Brixham, February 2002 - Wed 13 Feb 2002 - 4 days at Alston Farm, Churston Ferrers near Brixham with Liz, William, Mike, Lucy, Sarah and Sam.
Polaris, Spring 2002 - Sat 23 Mar 2002 - Black Mountains
Cornwall, July 2002 - Sat 6 Jul 2002 - 6 days at the Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 34 - Fri 30 Aug 2002 - Sarah and Simon's Wedding

2003
Yorkshire Dales, Easter 2003 - Thu 17 Apr 2003 - 5 days staying at Brooklyn House with Andrea, Simon, Georgia and Joe.
Cuillin Ridge, July 2003 - Tue 29 Jul 2003 - An partially successful attempt at the traverse with Mike and Sean.
Hele Bay, August 2003 - Fri 8 Aug 2003 - Camping with Nick, Theresa, Ben and Pip.
Newton Ferrers, August 2003 - Sun 24 Aug 2003 - First trip for our new tent, an Aztec Palacio.
Peranporth, August 2003 - Wed 27 Aug 2003 - Back to the Ponsmere Hotel in Perranporth again.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 35 - Sat 6 Sep 2003 - Kingswood Village Show
Macaroni Penguins Gig 36 - Fri 12 Dec 2003 - OT Christmas Party
Macaroni Penguins Gig 37 - Sat 20 Dec 2003 - Kingswood Christmas Party

2004
Cheddar, February 2004 - Fri 20 Feb 2004 - A day off with Liz.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 38 - Fri 27 Feb 2004 - 30th Birthday Party
Macaroni Penguins Gig 39 - Sat 13 Mar 2004 - 40th Birthday Party
London, March 2004 - Sat 27 Mar 2004 - William and I went to stay with Howie.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 40 - Sat 8 May 2004 - North Nibley School Hall, North Nibley
Little Haven, May 2004 - Sat 29 May 2004 - Staying in a cottage right on the beach in Little Haven.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 41 - Sun 20 Jun 2004 - Kingswood boules competiton
Macaroni Penguins Gig 42 - Sat 3 Jul 2004 - Mathias and Celine's Wedding Party
Ashton Court Festival, 2004 - Sun 18 Jul 2004 - Free music in Ashton Court.
Gower, July 2004 - Thu 22 Jul 2004 - Family camping at Carreglwyd Camping and Caravan ParkPort Eynon.
River Dart, August 2004 - Fri 13 Aug 2004 - A weekend camping at the River Dart Adventure
Macaroni Penguins Gig 43 - Sat 4 Sep 2004 - Kingswood Village Show
Fforest Fawr, September 2004 - Sun 5 Sep 2004 - Training for the KIMM
Macaroni Penguins Gig 44 - Sat 18 Sep 2004 - Peter's 65th Birthday
Gower, October 2004 - Sat 23 Oct 2004 - Three days in a chalet at Gower Holiday Village, Scurlage.
KIMM 2004 - Sat 30 Oct 2004 - Brecon Beacons
Macaroni Penguins Gig 45 - Sat 20 Nov 2004 - Sean Franks and Sean Berry's surprise 40th birthday party.
Family Orienteering at Cannop Ponds - Sun 5 Dec 2004 - William's first orienteering event, at Cannop.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 46 - Fri 17 Dec 2004 - OT Christmas Party
Macaroni Penguins Gig 47 - Sat 18 Dec 2004 - Kingswood Christmas Party

2005
Seattle, January 2005 - Sat 8 Jan 2005 - Annual IMDb trip to Seattle.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 48 - Sun 30 Jan 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Macaroni Penguins Gig 49 - Sun 13 Feb 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Dursley Dozen 2005 - Sun 20 Feb 2005 - The length of the course is almost exactly twelve miles with about 1600 feet of descent. (19km / 490m)
Macaroni Penguins Gig 50 - Sat 26 Feb 2005 - University and Literary Club, Bristol
Mendip MTB, March 2005 - Fri 4 Mar 2005 - Great ride with Steve, training for the Polaris.
Cotswold MTB, March 2005 - Fri 11 Mar 2005 - Another training ride, with Nick.
Polaris, Spring 2005 - Sat 19 Mar 2005 - 2-day mountain bike orienteering event. KIMM on bikes.
Pen y Fan, March 2005 - Sat 26 Mar 2005 - The boys' first mountain.
Burrington Combe, April 2005 - Sat 2 Apr 2005 - More outdoor activities with the boys.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 51 - Sun 24 Apr 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Teignmouth, April 2005 - Fri 29 Apr 2005 - Bank holiday weekend with Liz, William, George, Sean, Lucy, Joe and Freya.
Quantocks MTB, May 2005 - Sun 15 May 2005 - My first mountain bike trip to the Quantocks, with Steve and Sean.
Dynamic Adventure Racing Plus, May 2005 - Sat 21 May 2005 - 8 hours navigating, running and mountain biking.
Windermere, May 2005 - Sun 29 May 2005 - A week in the lakes with the Liz, William and George.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 52 - Sat 11 Jun 2005 - Wedding party
Cotswold Way Relay 2005 - Sat 25 Jun 2005 - 105 miles, 3699m of ascent, teams of 10.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 53 - Mon 27 Jun 2005 - Steve's birthday at the Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Macaroni Penguins Gig 54 - Sun 3 Jul 2005 - Kingswood boules competition.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 55 - Sat 9 Jul 2005 - Wedding anniversary, Coalpit Heath Cricket Club
Exmoor, July 2005 - Fri 15 Jul 2005 - Camping at Westermill Farm to celebrate Simon's 40th birthday.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 56 - Sun 17 Jul 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Macaroni Penguins CamFM Session - Sat 23 Jul 2005 - Our first radio session.
Lleyn Peninsula, July 2005 - Sun 24 Jul 2005 - A week in a cottage with Sue, Emily, Louise, Anna and Pauline.
Gower, August 2005 - Fri 12 Aug 2005 - A family camping weekend.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 57 - Sun 14 Aug 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Bigbury-on-Sea, August 2005 - Fri 19 Aug 2005 - Family camping at Mount Folly Farm.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 58 - Sat 27 Aug 2005 - Mike and Ju's Wedding
Macaroni Penguins Gig 59 - Sun 28 Aug 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Macaroni Penguins Gig 60 - Mon 29 Aug 2005 - The Star Inn, Mamhilad, Pontypool, NP4 0JF
Macaroni Penguins Gig 61 - Sat 17 Sep 2005 - The Prince of Wales Hotel, Berkeley Road
Black Mountains MTB, September 2005 - Fri 23 Sep 2005 - A good long route with Simon Holliday.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 61a - Fri 23 Sep 2005 - Nick Cassin's 40th Birthday - The Bull's Head, Inkberrow
KIMM 2005 - Sat 29 Oct 2005 - Eastern Lake District.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 62 - Sun 6 Nov 2005 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Sodbury Slog 2005 - Sun 13 Nov 2005 - 8.5 miles through fields and mud.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 63 - Sat 3 Dec 2005 - Wotton-under-Edge Christmas evening.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 64 - Sat 17 Dec 2005 - Kingswood Christmas Party
Brecon Beacons MTB, December 2005 - Tue 27 Dec 2005 - "The Gap" with Mike.

2006
Seattle, January 2006 - Sat 7 Jan 2006 - Annual IMDb trip to Seattle.
Avon, January 2006 - Sun 22 Jan 2006 - Trip from Keynsham, up to near Saltford and back.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 65 - Sat 11 Feb 2006 - Kingswood Village Hall
Macaroni Penguins Gig 66 - Sat 25 Mar 2006 - Friends of North Nibley School Pub Night.
Avon, May 2006 - Sun 7 May 2006 - From Bidford to Wyre Piddle on the Stratford Avon with Sean.
Mid Wales MTB, May 2006 - Fri 19 May 2006 - Wet mountain biking weekend with Bruce, Simon, Sean, Steve, Scott.
River Dart, June 2006 - Sat 10 Jun 2006 - A long weekend at River Dart Adventure with Liz, William, George, Nick, Theresa, Ben and Pip.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 67 - Sat 17 Jun 2006 - Howie and Jenni's wedding.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 68 - Sat 1 Jul 2006 - Leaving party - Pitt Court
Watchet, July 2006 - Fri 7 Jul 2006 - First trip in our new camper van, staying at Warren Bay Caravan Park.
Gower, July 2006 - Fri 14 Jul 2006 - Camping trip in our camper van with Sean, Lucy, Joe and Freya.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 69 - Sun 16 Jul 2006 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Wales, July 2006 - Sun 23 Jul 2006 - Our first week in our camper van.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 70 - Sat 5 Aug 2006 - Michelle's wedding.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 71 - Sat 12 Aug 2006 - Conygres, Wotton-under-Edge
Ireland, August 2006 - Sun 13 Aug 2006 - Two weeks travelling around the south of Ireland in our camper van with Liz, William and George.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 72 - Sat 26 Aug 2006 - Frocester Beer Festival
Macaroni Penguins Gig 73 - Sun 27 Aug 2006 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Macaroni Penguins Gig 74 - Sat 9 Sep 2006 - Duncan and Lindsay's party.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 75 - Sun 10 Sep 2006 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Somerset, September 2006 - Sat 30 Sep 2006 - A wet weekend in Somerset.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 76 - Sat 11 Nov 2006 - My 40th birthday party
Snowdonia MTB, November 2006 - Fri 24 Nov 2006 - With Bruce, Mike, Mike R., Nick, Scott, Simon.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 77 - Sat 2 Dec 2006 - Kingswood Christmas Party

2007
Alice Bailey Born - Sun 21 Jan 2007 - photos/2007/IMG_0031.JPG
Blackdown Hills, April 2007 - Fri 6 Apr 2007 - Easter weekend in the camper van - first time with Alice.
Lyme Regis, April 2007 - Mon 16 Apr 2007 - A week in the van, in and around Lyme Regis.
Watermouth Cove, May 2007 - Fri 4 May 2007
Sean's Stag and Jim's Last Munro - Fri 18 May 2007 - A logistical challenge.
Macaroni Penguins Gig 78 - Sat 9 Jun 2007 - Simon's 40th
Macaroni Penguins Gig 79 - Sat 23 Jun 2007 - Sean and Lucy's Wedding.
Cotswold Way Relay 2007 - Sat 30 Jun 2007
Macaroni Penguins Gig 80 - Sat 14 Jul 2007 - North Nibley Music Festival
Macaroni Penguins Gig 81 - Wed 18 Jul 2007 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley
Macaroni Penguins Gig 82 - Sun 12 Aug 2007 - Old Spot Inn, Dursley


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