Category Archives: Motoviation

Wild Swimming …. Scottish Borders Styleeeee !

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    Wild swimming, now WHY the fuck would anyone want to do that ?? …..  Well Wild swimming is aces, that is why !   It takes you to cool places and gives you the adventure to keep you sane…. but … Continue reading

Ride to the sun ………….

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“Make Ride to the Sun your next cycling challenge. 100 miles through the night on lovely quiet roads from England across the border to Scotland. Follow in the footsteps of the Roman legions who trudged the long road from Luguvalium (Carlisle) to … Continue reading

Diving the MT Haven ..

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“ MT Haven was a VLCC (very large crude carrier),which In 1991, while loaded with 144,000 tonnes (1 million barrels) of crude oil, exploded, caught fire and sank off the coast of Genoa, Italy, killing six Cypriot crew and flooding the Mediterranean with up to 50,000 tonnes of crude oil.[1] It broke in two … Continue reading

Getting high on the Forth Road Bridge …..

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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

Diving the Kintrye ….

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“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 ploughed … Continue reading

Diving Scapa Flow ….

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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

Chill Swim 2016

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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 completing … Continue reading

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

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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

Sidemount – The Trim Awakens

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  Mark, Steve and James ….. Sidemount divers ! 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 … Continue reading

Kushimoto .. Japan rocks the diving world.

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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 , and latterly the infamous UK North Sea !  So what better way to fill my weekends on … Continue reading