The Man Cave

VW Transporter T4 – Front End Changes

The Man Cave has been very busy over the last year with modifying my VW T4. One of the easiest and most noticeable changes has been the work i’ve done to the front end. I thought that with the help of some photos i’d take you through what i’ve done. This is how the van started off. Exactly the same as when it left the factory ten years ago. The first thing I did was get rid of the orange…

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Killer Whales in Captivity

When I was a kid I saw a Sea World style Killer Whale show in a aquapark in the South of France. Now i’ve always loved animals and therefore zoos and aquariums. I went and thoroughly enjoyed the day, I was staggered by their size, beauty and presence. A guilty feeling was there over these huge majestic creatures being kept in small enclosures for the entertainment of humans, but truthfully all the positive emotions of actually having the opportunity to…

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The Man Cave

Six Jokes Sunday

I never wanted to believe that my Dad was stealing from his job as a road worker. But when I got home, all the signs were there. Why couldn’t Dracula’s wife get to sleep? Because of his coffin. Conjunctivitis.com – that’s a site for sore eyes So this lorry full of tortoises collided with a van full of terrapins. It was a turtle disaster. What time does Sean Connery arrive at Wimbledon? Tennish. I phoned the local gym and I…

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Watersports

Handlining From A Kayak

  Handlining is a very old and simple method of fishing. It is also one of my favourite ways to fish, read on to see why. Handlining is uber simple. Basically you have a thick fishing line, something around 50lb or above, something to wrap it around (instead of a reel), some terminal tackle like feathers or baited hooks on the end and finally a weight. What I love about it so much is how natural and close to the…

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Three on Thursday – Calvin Harris

It’s all been quite rocky so far on Three on Thursday, so I thought I best try and mix it up a little bit with some dance/club music. Where else to go than Calvin Harris. His album 18 Months is pretty much wall to wall hits. It’s very chart, very club, very dance which isn’t always my cup of tea. But given the right place the right time, it definitely hits the spot. I’ll be listening to this, before or…

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Watersports

The Gannet

I love Gannets. One of the biggest pleasure I have living in Cornwall is regularly seeing them flying and diving. Many a dawn kayak trip has been brightened by the firework show which is the gannet diving. They have such a distinctive look with their yellow and blue heads and black wing tips.    

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The Man Cave

More Viral Videos

Thought i’d share a few more of my favourite Viral Videos. They’re not all in one genre, just a general mix of funny: This is what crazy looks like via Text Messaging   How Animals Eat Their Food   Buttery Biscuit Bass

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Outdoor Adventures

Five Great Cook Books

Jamie’s Ministry of Food A fantastic book for anyone like me who is a bit of a rookie chef, containing brilliantly simple and tasty recipes. The book takes you through everything in basic steps and includes lots of photos so you can keep checking your delicious food is looking as it should. Nathan Outlaw’s British Seafood Great book for any seafood enthusiastic. Beautifully presented and a great coffee table book as well as containing cover to cover scrumptiousness. The book…

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