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Andrew Burdett's X-ray showing the broken scaphoid in his hand.

My Broken Wrist: The Full Story – 28 May 2014

Changing gear on my bike, my chain locked up and threw me off. Beneath me, my bike slid right across the road, twisting the handlebars and bending the derailleur. Picking myself off the floor, I brushed myself down, but my suit was ruined – and my wrist was feeling strange.

Explorer Scout Camp Diary: Day Six – 9 August 2012

As I wake for my penultimate morning on the camp, I’m excited about the assault course activity planned. But after an accident at the end of the session, the rest of the day is forced to take a very different shape to the one on the schedule, as I’m rushed to A&E. Luckily, once discharged, I’m able to join the rest of the unit in a sunny Ilfracombe.

Explorer Scout Camp Diary: Day Three – 6 August 2012

48 hours into the camp, and I and my fellow Dragons Explorer Unit members are at the start of Day Three at Collard Bridge Campsite. The plan was to be off-site all day, completing an eight-hour hike on Exmoor. But Josh sustained an injury half-way through the walk and we were forced to turn back.

Stratford Upon Avon, June 2011

An Afternoon in Stratford – 4 June 2011

I’m sat on the bank of the River Avon in Warwickshire, on a glorious June afternoon. There’s the sounds of oars splashing in the water, children laughing, and a man ordering an ice-cream. Surrounding me are a large number of families and groups of friends, mostly sat on car-rugs enjoying picnics…