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Achievements

I have done a lot of things in my life and have had time where I have felt “I am ready to die” attitude. This is a list that I am going to continue to add to.

Countries I have been to (not in alphabetical order):

  • England
  • Wales
  • France
  • Cyprus
  • Spain (Catalunya)
  • Germany (Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamberg, Konigstein, Grafenwhor, Hohenfels)
  • Canary Islands (Tenerife x 3, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote x 2)
  • Ibiza x 3
  • Majorca
  • France x 10+
  • Belguim (passing through)
  • Tunisia (Kerkennah-a desert island google it)
  • Dominican Republic
  • The United States (New York, Manhattan, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Brooklyn)
  • Holland (Amsterdam x 2)
  • Czech Republic (Pilzn)

I will add to this, I have flown so many times from a young age, even flown a plane myself and done aerobatics. In this next part, I will list exciting experiences.

  • Flying a Grobb Tutor and performed aerobatics.
  • Been flying in a hot air balloon.
  • Shot rifles including an SA80 L98a1, Browning 9mm, LSW L96. (Saw and broke down an A2 just after release)
  • Driven A Challenger 2 on an off-road course twice.
  • Driven so many cars will do a separate list.
  • Driven so many HMMVW variants
  • Driven Mastiff and Variants
  • Driven 2-storey high dump truck
  • Done a Wheeley in a crank started Dumper
  • Rode a KTM125 only bike that I have ridden. (2 Wheels bad…..4 Wheels good)
  • Rode a Horse and a Donkey
  • Played for a football team and got man of the match for our first clean sheet (tyre league under 10s and under 11s)
  • Represented my school for Javelin
  • Achieved my ATC Marksmen badge first time shooting 48/50 scorecard at .22 Enfield and Winchester
  • Broken my left arm in school meaning I had to do all my work on a word processor, great fun for a nerd
  • Worked for The British Army and been a member of the British Legion
  • Partied
  • Drank so many alcohols that I am Pretty much-done drinking
  • Finished an apprenticeship and achieved my HGV level 3 certificates and was chosen to the Princess royal at a ceremony
  • Rode a Camel
  • Fed chipmunks on the cliffs
  • Scuba Dived in the Caribbean Sea
  • Loaded cargo onto some of the worlds busiest cruise ships.
  • Played bumper Cars in 3tonne fork trucks
  • Driven a Double Decker Bus
  • Been to Pre-release Film showings
  • Seen whales in a Catarmaran in Tenerife
  • Been to 2 F1 Races
  • Been to Goodwood for free a few times
  • Been to Silverstone and Circuit De Catalunya
  • Burned myself
  • Got some good tattoos
  • Got some bad tattoos
  • Started a fire
  • Got a yellow belt in Tae Kwon Doe
  • Completed quite a few games
  • Got so many half finished games
  • Had operations (knee, Gallbladder Removal and L4/L5 Disectomy)
  • Binged a whole series of a program in a small amount of time
  • Seen Metallica live twice
  • Been to a gig in Brooklyn
  • Seen a Banksy
  • Rode the Subway NYC and Path Trainline
  • Owned a Snap-On toolbox
  • Lived abroad
  • Flown a winch launched Glider
  • Worked abroad
  • Spent 27 hours in a van with a mad welsh man
  • Worked on a Racing Car
  • Eaten a tub of ice cream in one go
  • Eaten Kangeroo
  • Eaten chilli sauce that measure !.5 Million Scovels
  • Been blackout drunk
  • Cooked for 21 people
  • Decorated a room
  • Done engine transplants
  • I can rebuild an engine
  • Gave Blood
  • Set myself on fire
  • Passed my Driving test before I was 18
  • Went clubbing before I was 18
  • Bought alcohol Under Age
  • Flown business class on Lufthansa
  • Crashed a Car
  • Own A Snap-on Tool Collection
  • Been in a Merlin Helicopter
  • Been in a Chinook
  • Been in an Antonov 195
  • Been in a C-17
  • Been in a C-130
  • drank Brooklyn beer in the Brooklyn Bowl
  • Bowled on an American Base in the UK
  • Hiked up Snowden
  • Survived things I shouldn’t have
  • Done a roll in a Kayak
  • Canoed down a French river
  • Fished with local Dominican guys on the rocks and caught bait for them to catch a Barracuda
  • Seen a Marlin jumping in the sea
  • Owned a Snake
  • Worked for some pretty big companies
  • Been on some the biggest cruise ships

Cars that I have owned

  • Renault 5
  • Peugeot 106
  • Renault Clio 1.2, and RN
  • Ford Escort 1.3, 1.4, Xr3i Cabriolet 130pBMW

  • BMW E36  1.6 (changed to 1.8 16v) 1.8
  • Nissan 200sx S13
  • Vauxhall Cavalier
  • BMW 5 Series E34, E39
  • SAAB 93
  • Mercedes C180
  • Subaru Legacy
  • Honda Accord

Cars That I have driven that I can recall:

  • Rolls Royce Phantom
  • Ferrari Testarossa
  • Honda NSX, Civic,  Prius, Accord, Integra Type R,
  • Ford Sierra
  • Ford Mustang from the 60s to 2008
  • Ford Escort Mk 1 to Mk 6
  • Jaguar Range 2004 to 2008 Plus various others
  • Nissan Skyline GTR R32 to R35 G35, Original
  • Land Rover Range 2004 to 2008, Defender
  • Mitsibushi Evolution 1 to 9
  • Subaru Impreza 22b, 555 special, bug eye, eagle eye
  • A bus chassis on a school chair
  • Mercedes Amgs
  • Bentleys
  • Lancia Delta
  • Rally cars on a boat
  • Toyota Supra, Soarer, Estima, Bullnose Land Cruiser
  • Drift Spec S14
  • Crawler Crane
  • Forktrucks up to 50 Tonne
  • Combine Harvester
  • AC Cobra
  • Audi R8 and most other models up to 2011
  • Volkswagen Camper Vans
  • Volvo trucks up to 2008
  • Mercedes Actos, Actros
  • Hitachi Crane
  • Nissan Figaro
  • Scania Trucks up to 2008
  • Airport Mobile Stairs
  • Douglas Tugmaster
  • Ferrari Tug
  • Nissan 350z
  • Mazda Rx7 Fd3S in fast and furious bodywork, Mazda range up to 2010
  • Peugeot up to 2010 205 GTI6 passenger ride was the best experience
  • Mini 60s up to 2008, Mondeo V6 mini was fun
  • Delereon

 

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