Author Archives: Johnny Bravo

The 2011 Adventurists Film Festival

“This message will self destruct in 60 seconds…”  Well, maybe not, but it may not be around forever, so if you want to watch any of the spectacular film treats from last year’s Adventurists Film Festival, now’s your chance! It was simply a brilliant day out, a beautiful sunny afternoon (in April), cool surroundings (RGS-London),… Continue Reading

Nobbled, or just plain unlucky?!

Nobbled, or just plain unlucky?! Has some little tinker tried to sabotage the Silver Streak. I don’t know how I could drive over a nail with the sidewall! (Or, am I just paranoid through lack of sleep off nights…) I’m just pleased that it wasn’t my superduper, full-metal-jacket, Avon Avanzas (that I haven’t got yet,… Continue Reading


Pugnans ad taedium in mundo macerendum… Can an event/occurrence/incident be life-changing?Well, a film we saw just under 12 months ago did just that! We saw the formidable “Mongol Rally” film when it was screened at the excellent Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival. “One stand-up comic, no planning, bugger all money, 10,000 miles, no car… Adventurism… Continue Reading