Entries by Graham Denney

Day 18 + 19 – Traveling Home

The start of a very sad day as we have to say our goodbyes to Chris, Manny and the gorgeous little Reilly. We start the day by all going out for breakfast then they drive us to the Airport where there is inevitably lots of tears. Its never easy saying goodbye but when there is […]

Day 15 – Back in Auckland & Trip to Waiheke

Day 15 starts with the lovely sound of Reilly laughing while eating his breakfast, something we’ve both missed while on the road. Out of all the amazing sights we have seen on this trip my favourite is Linda’s face lighting up when she sets eyes on this amazing little man. Priceless. We spend a few […]

Day 13 – Weird & Wonderful South

The plan for the next 2 days was to go to Oamaru today then tomorrow spend the morning in Dunedin before getting our flight to Auckland. However Linda was reading some travel guides and it looked like Dunedin would be a better shout for today as there seems much more to do. So off we […]

Day 12 – Milford Sound

Alarm goes off stupidly early this morning at 5-45am as we swapping the car for a coach and cruise trip to Milford Sound. The journey starts from the centre of Queenstown and heads off for 3 hours to Te Anau. Along the way the driver gives us some commentary on the history of the area […]

Day 10 – Dolphins & Glaciers

Woke up this morning and went for the usual shower only when i came out Linda had gone. Was just wondering where when she came running back in shouting ‘Dolphins’. I grabbed my camera and ran out the door with her to see several Dolphins jumping around about 30 metres out to sea. I tried […]

Day 9 – Swing Bridges & Pancake Rocks

The 9th day of our adventure and the half way point already. We are seeing so much but the time is just flying by. Today started with Bob at our accommodation cooking us bacon and eggs and us chatting for ages. A real interesting bloke who greeted us last night with all the house rules […]

Day 8 – Off down South

We woke up this morning to a wonderful surprise. Perfect blue skies and the sun was blazing as we looked out of our window and on to the stunning Lake Taupo with snow capped mountains in the distance. No riches on earth could have paid for this, feel totally blessed. After we lifted back our […]

Day 7 – Haka’s & Geysers

Where to start today. This has been the best day so far (apart from time with little Reilly). Firstly we took a walk down the road to Whakarewarewa, a living Maori village built on the hot springs, lakes and geysers in Rotorua. Before the tour we were allowed to take a short walk to see […]

Day 5 – Lets go for a Swim

The days are flying by and we have already been here 4 days. Today was a really special moment for Linda as Manny had arranged for her to be in the pool for Reilly’s swimming lesson. I dont think ive seen Linda look so happy and proud as they swam and sang along to the […]

Day 4 – West Auckland day out

Day three on the other side of the world and we decided to head out on our own today. Little Reilly has had his routine turned upside down by us and it was starting to make him a bit grumpy so we thought it would be good to leave him and his mum with some […]

Day 3 – Parkrun Tourism & Musuem

So what do you do at 8am in Auckland the day after travelling 25 hours on a plane? Thats right folks, run a Parkrun. We woke up to torrential rain but that didn’t put us off and made our way down to Western Springs park in the centre of Auckland. By the time we got […]

New Zealand here we come

So thats work all done and now just 48 hours left until we start our journey to New Zealand on the trip of a lifetime. Our plans once we arrive in New Zealand on Friday morning (Thurs PM UK) are to spend 4 days with Linda’s son Chris and his family including her first grandson […]

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INFO: 5 Peaks walk

Saturday June 10th – 4 am – Horton (Penyghent Cafe) Please sponsor me for Pendleside Hospice http://virginmoneygiving.com/GD2017 Walk 01 (24 miles) Start with me at 4am in Horton. Do the traditional 3 peaks route leaving me at CP-04 (Ingleborough) and continuing down the well marked path back to Horton. Walk 02 (6 miles) Start with […]

Trawden 7 Trail

Let me start by saying, What a Fantastic Day!! The Trawden 7 Trail is Trawden AC’s flagship event of the year and my business was also very proud to be helping with sponsorship by providing free buffs to all participants. I so nearly didn’t make this event though. A couple of months ago my achilles […]

Minimum Fundraising Target Reached

Today Im proud to announce that my fundraising topped £1000 which was the minimum i set out to achieve. It makes everything I’ve put myself through this year totally worth it. Just like to thank everyone thats donated so far, you have inspired me and pushed me through every mile so far. THANK YOU 🙂

2015km Challenge – March

This month got off to a great start with the Haweswater half marathon. A tough hilly run and yet again the weather was awful with wind,rain and hail plus a road that had become a river. Despite all that i ran it 10 mins quicker than last year and got a great sub 2 hour […]

2015km Challenge – February

This may be the shortest month but its been just as busy with a whopping 142km done this month. As well as the usual 3 runs a week I also did a great walk up in the lakes taking in Cathedral Cave. A truly stunning walk with great views and the cave itself is incredible. […]

2015km Challenge – January

The first month of the challenge comes to an end and its been a great start despite the 4 Villages race cancellation. A good half marathon to start and 3 runs a week throughout have seen me take a good chunk out of the 2015km total.

London Marathon Entry Confirmed

Im officially in the London Marathon.  Pendleside Hospice have given me a Golden Bond place so I will be starting fundraising soon with a minimum target of £1000. Cannot wait. What a brilliant way to support them and also hit my personal challenge of 50 half marathons and 10 Marathons before im 50. This will […]

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Jazzy Jazz, music at its best

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