Author: ifbadmin

Nan Bield Ride

It’s my first-ever mountain bike ride in The Lakes and I’m about to creep down a precipitous switchbacked scree slope of unimaginable technicalities. Just seconds ago I watched, with building fear, the first of our party of five conquistadors begin the drop from the 725 metre summit of the Nan Bield Pass. I’m in childhood […]

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Headless in the woods…

A few light taps upon the pane made him turn to the window. It had begun to snow again. He watched sleepily the flakes, silver and dark, falling obliquely against the lamplight. The time had come for him to set out on his journey westward. Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over […]

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Coming up the Rear

Clint Boon agrees to Patron Saintronage of The IFB for the year 2006. Queue screams of ‘Boon Army, Boon Army’ as we rag cheeky trails through sites of special scientific intrest whilst trying to take out ramblers. Not so sure if Clint understands the implications of this patronage, especially after what happened last time. Anyway, […]

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