Monthly Archives: August 2019

Mt Toubkal 4,167m and High Atlas Mountains, Morocco Oct 2013

  We were a very mixed and friendly group of 7; three men – me, Benno and Adam and 4 ladies, Lesley, Julie, Annabelle and Kay. On arrival at Marrakesh Airport our old friend and team leader Stephen Pinfold with his local right hand man Ibraham Amzil were there to[…] Read More →

Everest Base Camp Nepal

Our journey to Everest Base Camp Nepal The Team : Roger, Lucas Bateman, Lesley Pender, Annie (Annabelle) Hancock ,Clive Hagley & his youngest son Max, Julie Jones, Jan Meek Our journey to Everest Base Camp on the lower slopes of world’s highest and arguably the most majestic mountain is as[…] Read More →

Motivational Speaker

                        “Live a Life to Die For”. sums up my philosophy I am  an accomplished motivational speaker. Having  personal  experiences of expeditions in the Arctic, Rowing the Atlantic, mountains and playing the highest games of Rugby in history; to[…] Read More →

Sahara Desert Trek March 2015

The record high temperature of the Sahara was 136°F /  58°C! To me, the Sahara displays an awe-inspiring uniqueness as did the North Pole. They share extremes of contrasts yet alike in so many ways; legend, mystery and raw beauty. Both can and will kill you if you don’t respect[…] Read More →

Mt Kilimanjaro 2010 and again in 2012

Mt Kilimanjaro is on the northern border of Tanzania, 200 miles south of the equator. It is the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, rising out of the African plains to an impressive 5,895m (19,340ft) above sea level; not to be underestimated. Myself and friends embarked on a huge personal[…] Read More →

More Than My Past

Roger, as an Ambassador for The Forward Trust  https://morethanmypast.org.uk/roger-ds-story/   The Forward Trust empowers people to break the cycles of addiction or crime to move forward with their lives. Since 1991, we have been working with people to build positive and productive futures. We believe that anyone is capable of[…] Read More →