When the going gets tough... it makes a good bar story!


The book does not contain photographs
Follow the links below for photographs and the first paragraph of each chapter
Cycling from John O' Groats to Lands End
9 Photos
  

                 
 
                            
Working on oil rigs in the North Sea (British, Danish, 
Norwegian sectors), Turkey, Syria, Kenya, Tanzania
21 Photos                                                           

 
FROM WORK......
Syria to the U.K.
11 Photos

Trekking and white water rafting in Nepal
43 Photos


 
 

Kathmandu - Bombay overland            
41 Photos



 
Passing through Rwanda, climbing in the Ruwenzoris and paying homage to the silverback gorillas in Zaire
10 Photos
 
Zaire and Central African Republic: Overland in the rainy season
51 Photos

 
 

 
Cameroun and Nigeria: Kiribi Beach, Wikki Warm Springs, Kano, Lagos
19 Photos

 
  
Niger and Algeria: Crossing the Sahara in the dry season
25 Photos


 
 
 
 
Morocco
16 Photos



Wales: Cave digging in Agen Allwedd, Llangattock escarpment
4 Photos


 
Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Bali: Backpacking
70 Photos




 
 
Wales: Cave digging in Daren Cilau, Llangattock escarpment
10 Photos
Scotland: Winter mountaineering
15 Photos




U.S.A.: New Mexico caving expedition
40 Photos




 
Egypt: Nile/Red Sea/Sinai
84 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wales, England, Scotland: The sponsored 'Three Peaks Walk'
3 Photos
 
 
 
Ukraine: Caving with the Kiev Caving Club and the Met Grotto
42 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
France: Caving, Canyoning, Climbing and Mountain Biking in Vercour
34 Photos
34 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Would you Adam and Eve it! A mountainous proposal
3 Photos

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
THE UNPUBLISHED CHAPTERS THAT WOULD NOT FIT IN THE BOOK...
 
 
An Inter-rail journey through Europe: Norway,
Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Holland, Switzerland, France
6 Photos   
 
 
 
 
 
France: Mountain biking coast to coast along the Pyrenees
10 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England: Coast to coast by mountain bike.
 
England: Caving in Yorkshire with the Cwmbran Caving Club
5 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ireland: Caving in Doolin, County Clare with the RFDCC
12 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wales: Winter mountaineering in Snowdonia
2 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
U.S.A.: Caving in West Virginia and New York State with the RFDCC
48 Photos
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Czech and Slovak Republics: Caving with the GSS
25 Photos
 
 
 

Ireland: Caving in Doolin, County Clare with the RFDCC.
 
Israel and Jordan at Christmas
37 Photos
 
England: Caving in Yorkshire with the RFDCC.
 
Wales: Mountain biking and caving with the RFDCC.
 
The Coast to Coast ride revisited May 1998
12 Photos

 
 

World Challenge
Expeditions
2001 - 2013


Leading month-long expeditions with teams of young people in 
Africa, Asia and S. America.
A work in progress.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
When I was your age:
The early years memoir
1964-1985


Early childhood, school and university: the precursor to
'When the Going Gets Tough...'
A limited edition.


 




 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 


 

 

 



 

 
 





 
 
 
 
 
 
 

















 
 

Adventure
Travel
Tips


An eclectic mix of ideas gathered over 30 years
to make your travels more comfortable and enjoyable.
A work in progress.

Ben in Peru


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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