Author Archives: Mark Lyons

Wild swimming !! whats not to like :D

I LOVE A BIT OF WILD SWIMMING !!   post to follow asap 🙂 My faves … Pics from the Megget Pics from the Talla , joined by the lads , deeks and Bongo .. great day Pics from the … Continue reading

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Climbing the Forth Road Bridge …..

Tam was ringing my phone,  maybe he had another bag of 20 oz sirloin steaks ?  I better answer I thought ! 😀 😀 …..   Hey Mark fancy climbing to the top of the Forth Road bridge he says … Continue reading

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Diving the Kintrye ….

  “Wednesday 18th September 1907 wasn’t to be Captain John MacKechnie’s day when, at 11:45 am, his steamer the SS Kintyre got in the way of the SS Maori, which was undergoing trials in the Firth of Clyde. The Maori … Continue reading

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Diving Scapa Flow ….

Scapa Flow !!  What can I say but the dream destination for drysuit wearing , cold water adventure divers. Wrecks and history “flow”ing from every nook and cranny of the Orkney Islands makes it an unforgettable dive destination!  The Flow … Continue reading

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Chill Swim 2016

  Chill Swim 2016 ….. “Long distance open water swimming isn’t just about swimming around buoys in a loop– it’s about the journey.  Travelling the length of a lake from one end to the other, swimming across a channel, or … Continue reading

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Dive Dive Dive … The U-12 German U-Boat

I just had an amazing weekend with the top dogs of the North East wreck diving  MarineQuest over in Eyemouth. Fantastic North Sea diving with great mates new and old. I was fortunate enough to dive both the Glanmire wreck with crazy fins … Continue reading

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Sidemount – The Trim Awakens

  my research led me here …  “Sidemount is a scuba diving equipment configuration which has diving cylinders mounted alongside the diver, below the shoulders and along the hips, instead of on the back of the diver” …….    I … Continue reading

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UXB is the dive for me !

**info — after publishing this post the army put a exclusion zone around the loch(much to the disgust of the local fishing club and farmer) but thankfully sent a dive team to investigate very quicky .. the mortars were declared … Continue reading

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Kushimoto .. Japan rocks the diving world.

Recently back on the diving scene, I have been lucky enough to have had some cracking dives across in the Mediterranean sea off Cyprus , Lebanon , Italy , Ibiza and latterly the infamous UK North Sea !  So what better way to fill my … Continue reading

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The indomitable Paul Giblin …. Ultrarunner extraordinaire

I met Paul Giblin years ago,way before he was the running monster he is today. A modest, friendly and warm character that I liked instantly .. , we stayed friends and I’ve watched him grow into one of the UKs … Continue reading

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