Motivational Speaker, Fundraiser and Adventurer blog

‘It’s a GIRL!!’ – our scan that didn’t quite go to plan!

Here's a parenthood vlog that will show all:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFQaKixd3tU&t=41s   This adventure baby journey is turning into an absolute rollercoaster, especially for our second baby scan! So, I wanted the sex of the baby to be a...

What is the difference between a motivational, inspirational or keynote speaker?

I’ve often been asked whats the difference between a motivational, inspirational or keynote speaker. It’s confusing right? When I dipped my toe into this speaking world I thought the answer was obvious (more of that later) but as I have come to learn, there’s subtle...

Support Local, Eat Pie 🥧🏃🏼🏃🏻

“Action Woman, she’s ready for anything! Ready to go base jumping, ready to get a sausage roll!” Anna declared with serious enthusiasm right before we were about to leave for a little adventure to Gloucester Services. An adventure to a service station you say? Yes!...
Support Local, Eat Pie 🥧🏃🏼🏃🏻

Support Local, Eat Pie 🥧🏃🏼🏃🏻

“Action Woman, she’s ready for anything! Ready to go base jumping, ready to get a sausage roll!” Anna declared with serious enthusiasm right before we were about to leave for a little adventure to Gloucester Services. An adventure to a service station you say? Yes!...

Pregnancy Test 😮

Pregnancy Test 😮

“I'm not sure I trust these tests, they were the cheapest ones I could buy” Anna said as she had the pregnancy stick in her hand. She continued, “You wanna watch me dunk this in wee?” “Alright, dunk it in” I replied. Anna was now doing our very first pregnancy test...

Special lockdown donation

Special lockdown donation

I think you’ll probably agree, it’s really nice to hear tales of fundraising efforts and donations being made across the country at the minute, especially during these weird and whacky times - what’s even more heart warming is to be on the receiving end of one of...

How to keep sane in lockdown

How to keep sane in lockdown

Here's a vlog with me and my partner in crime, Anna McNuff, doing a little adventure out of the house to keep sane from lockdown. As you can imagine, Anna and I as adventurers aren’t the best types for staying indoors and we need to be ‘let off the lead’ to go for a...

Climb your local quarry, stay in the moment

Climb your local quarry, stay in the moment

With the corona virus floating around, getting my daily movement in has definitely changed. Normally I’ll go for a big run around a hill, or a cycle around some country lanes. It’s the kind of movement where you just ‘let your brain go free’. What I mean by that, it’s...

Don’t guilt, inspire

Don’t guilt, inspire

‘Guilt’ you say? Now I’m not talking about the kind of guilt when you’re trying to force feed your friend Cadbury’s chocolates just to make yourself feel a little better for being a chocolate monster. What I’m actually talking about is that when you ask people to...

We love our NHS

We love our NHS

Over the years, let’s be honest, the NHS has taken some flack. But right now with the corona virus, it’s safe to say that they’re putting their lives at risk to support us in the time of need. And it genuinely fills my heart with pride and brings a tear to my eye. As...

Beat the Coronavirus, go be an Adventurer!

Beat the Coronavirus, go be an Adventurer!

Now, I don’t want to get all 'doctor' on you. In fact, what I’m about to share with you I’d imagine the doctor wouldn’t prescribe. Let’s be honest, they mostly want to give us medication ‘that will fix it’. I think it’s fair to say that the coronavirus isn’t fixable,...

Should we plan for our future?

Should we plan for our future?

‘Your Future Plan’, it’s always something to think about and probably whirls around our heads at the best of times. The other day, I was invited as a keynote speaker at the University of Gloucestershire festival (supported by inevents) to speak to the students about...

Final day, Anna’s barefoot Britain run

Final day, Anna’s barefoot Britain run

'Achieve big, stay grounded' Rather than reel off those words like a cheesy New Years resolution (it’s easy too write words), I’d like you to watch a vlog I made recently and actually re-live the final day of my partner in crime, Anna McNuff’s, barefoot Britain...

Chris Evans surprise donation

Chris Evans surprise donation

It’s that time of year again, Christmas, and it's always a nice reminder to know that it’s all about ‘giving’ (well, it is nice to receive presents too, but you know what I mean!). Here's a vlog going to Chris Evan's Virgin Radio show, where Chris wants to donate to...

Adventureman Hits Dubai

Adventureman Hits Dubai

Last week I boarded the plane and set off on a mini adventure to Dubai, I was invited as the closing keynote speaker for a tech company, Travelport. I flew with Emirates and it was AMAZING! So much leg room and all the films I could dream of ready for me to watch. I...

Adventureman Meets Royalty

Adventureman Meets Royalty

I was recently invited to go and be a guest speaker at St James’ Palace, and present some special awards for the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme to some young people (I do daft adventures and all that motivational speaking malarkey), so it made sense to be invited, but...

Pride of Britain Winner – Fundraiser of the Year

Pride of Britain Winner – Fundraiser of the Year

Watch Jamie win the Pride of Britain here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbeGZcnvmNM&feature=youtu.be   Here’s a 10 minute vlog above of me winning the Pride of Britain for 'Fundraiser of the Year'. My slightly bonkers Dad joined me through the entire...

Daily Mile and Adventureman partnership

Daily Mile and Adventureman partnership

Partnership with Daily Mile, 'let's get moving!' Get ready for some superhero action. Recently, I went to give a talk at Sharpness primary school. The school had ‘won’ me as a prize from a competition ran by Active Gloucestershire and the Daily Mile (they promote...

Inspiring People without them Realising

Inspiring People without them Realising

As an inspirational speaker, it is all about trying to impact people’s lives without them realising that you are doing that – not forcing it down their neck, but being able to inspire them to make positive changes in their own lives with what I share with them. Last...

Becoming an Unlikely Fundraising Superhero

Becoming an Unlikely Fundraising Superhero

When it comes to fundraising, if you want to get people to donate to a cause, you must give them a story. Five years ago, after I set up Superhero foundation, a family got in touch who had a seven-year-old daughter, Charlotte, with cerebral palsy. She could have an...

Adventureman: Anyone Can Be A Superhero

Adventureman: Anyone Can Be A Superhero

Jamie's Adventureman book is also available in bookstores and other online stores worldwide! At the age of nine, Jamie's family feared he would never walk again. Twenty years later, he set off to run 5,000 miles coast to coast across Canada. When Jamie decides to...

Week 10 of my US adventure!

Week 10 of my US adventure!

After week 9 being a bit of an off week, I was ready to make week 10 an awesome one!! But life never turns out how you plan it and this week I had the police knocking on my tent with his hand on his gun because someone called the cops on me! Although it was completely...

Week 9 of my US adventure!

Week 9 of my US adventure!

Week 9 hasn’t really been a productive one to be honest! I had to take a few days off due to illness, but I did run over the Golden Gate Bridge! Can you believe that? And more importantly (to me anyway) I got to run over the Golden Gate Bridge with my childhood hero,...

Week 8 of my US adventure!

Week 8 of my US adventure!

I’m onto week 8 of my US adventure and this week has been difficult – mainly due to hay fever, oh how I hate it, and tripping over barbed wire, I never said I was graceful! But this week has taught me that maybe I need to reconsider how I’m doing things and I’ve...

Week 7 of my US adventure!

Week 7 of my US adventure!

Week 7 has been a really challenging week for me, I’ve had some real up and down moments but hopefully it’s onwards and upwards from now! Getting to the bottom of the misty, spooky Redwood mountain on day 44, I stopped to chat to a road worker. I poured my heart out...

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