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Everything you need to know about Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Everything you need to know about Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing

Urban axe throwing has finally made it’s way to Manchester, so we popped over to Whistle Punks to see what all the fuss was about…

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Urban Exploration – Newsham Park Asylum, Liverpool

Newsham Park Asylum is a site I’ve wanted to visit for a while, and we had the opportunity to do an explore very recently. Thankfully no ghosts appeared…

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

Urban Exploration – Cheadle Royal Hospital

We visited Cheadle Royal Hospital, formerly Manchester Royal Lunatic Asylum for an urban exploration early this year, and here’s what we found.

Urban Exploration – Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford

Urban Exploration – Rauceby Hospital, Sleaford

Our first Urbex of 2017 brought us to Sleaford. We visited the Bass Maltings and Rauceby Hospital, originally known as Kesteven County Asylum.

Urban Exploration – Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

Urban Exploration – Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham

Selly Oak Hospital closed in 2012, and we visited as the main part of the building has already been demolished for a new housing estate.

Urban Exploration – Denbigh Asylum, North Wales

Urban Exploration – Denbigh Asylum, North Wales

Today, a friend and I decided to venture out and do a little bit of Urban Exploration. It’s been a long while since we visited Camelot Theme Park in Chorley, and I’ve always wanted to go and do some more, so when I found a […]

2.8 Hours Later – My week as a zombie

2.8 Hours Later – My week as a zombie

In light of Slingshot’s recent announcement that they have ceased trading, I decided it was time to do my write up on when I was a zombie for their game 2.8 hours later. Back in July 2012, someone pointed me in the direction of a […]

Geohashing – A Spontaneous Adventure Generator

Geohashing – A Spontaneous Adventure Generator

Geohashing as a spontaneous random adventure generator, it gives purpose to random walks, and can lead to a lot of fun.

My First Flying Lesson – 30 minutes in the air with Fly Blackpool

My First Flying Lesson – 30 minutes in the air with Fly Blackpool

Banking 30 minutes fly time with my first flying lesson at Fly Blackpool was one of the best experiences of my life. There was no backseat driving, you are hands on and in control for the whole 30 minutes.

Urban Exploration – Camelot Theme Park, Chorley

Urban Exploration – Camelot Theme Park, Chorley

My first attempt at Urban Exploration, saw us spending the day at Camelot Theme Park in Chorley, 3 years after it had closed down.

Urban Exploration – Adventures in abandoned places

Urban Exploration – Adventures in abandoned places

Urban exploration (often shortened as urbex or UE) is the exploration of man-made structures, usually abandoned ruins or not usually seen components of the man-made environment.

Geocaching – A Treasure Hunt for Geeks

Geocaching – A Treasure Hunt for Geeks

Geocaching is a treasure hunt for people who love to combine technology with a love of nature and the outdoors. A perfect way to spice up an afternoon walk.


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