Tag Archives: adventure

  1. Logs of the future?


    Saturday 19 September, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Down in the lower olive grove, we have a rather tall lonesome pine that is growing at a weird, almost …
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  2. Truck Stuck in the Serengeti


    Sunday 01 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    . Adventure travel is rightly famous for its ‘adventure’, and none more so than overland travelling in a converted large …
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  3. SPIKE WRITES: “I have a cunning plan Aunty Gill”


    Sunday 22 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Gill McGrath:
    Update: Duke the talking bird from Uncle Spikes farm in Turkey wants to be the top…

  4. Life of a Serial Vehicle Tester


    Sunday 25 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Hands up who’s ever test driven a car or test ridden a motorbike? I guess most of us have at …
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  5. REBLOG: Expediciòn Acatenango: The Ring of Fire


    Wednesday 21 January, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on The Adventure Born:
    When I reached the summit of Kilimanjaro three years ago, I felt like I could accomplish…

  6. Weekly Photo Challenge: Achievement (I)


    Friday 14 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is from 1987, and the time that a good friend of mine …
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  7. REBLOG: Crumbling Theaters, Excavations, and Travel Tips – Laodikeia


    Sunday 26 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Travelin' Kait:
    We have finally arrived! All over the world people come to hike the famous Cotton Castle…

  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure (IV)


    Thursday 11 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is an ‘off-road’ adventure in a little Kia …
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  9. Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright…


    Tuesday 22 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Time for another “Tunes I Love” Groningen, The Netherlands… that’s where my love of Tangerine Dream started, back in the …
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  10. Granny Spike Goes Walkabout


    Saturday 08 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    We all have or have had mums, mothers, mummies… call them what you will. Mine is nuts. But in a …
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  11. Deep Inside Pyramids Are Scary Places


    Friday 20 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Ok, hands up who has been into space? No, me neither, but I have done some daft things in my …
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  12. Being an Arse (Assistant Rafting Support Employee)


    Saturday 30 November, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Ever heard of the Franz Josef Glacier? I certainly hadn’t, well not before I stumbled across it on my travels …
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  13. Should We Dare To Dream?


    Sunday 13 October, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    This is a brief departure from my usual collection of short stories from life, I’ll admit. But it does reveal …
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  14. Me And My Two Wheeled Taxicab


    Tuesday 17 September, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Who says taxis should have 4 wheels? Mine didn’t… New Zealand; that beautiful collection of islands of the southern hemisphere, …
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  15. My 1987 Greek Island Adventure


    Saturday 31 August, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Twenty-five or so years ago I was ‘on the road’. Now that narrative could be applied to several lifestyle alternatives; …
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