For the last 25 years, the outdoor industry has made an annual pilgrimage to the town of Friedrichshafen in southern Germany, on the north shore of Lake Constance (known locally as Bodensee). Thousands of exhibitors and visitors have gathered there for OutDoor, Europe's main summer trade show for the sector. Friedrichshafen is lovely and it's… Continue reading Farewell to Friedrichshafen
This morning's hard graft was great fun. I was up at the Port of Sunderland with Steve Cram and the Events of the North team. We set up a media event with Sunderland City Council and some sail trainees who will be tackling the 10K in May as part of their training for the Tall… Continue reading All aboard the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10K!
Twenty years ago, I was living in London and until 15th February 1998, I was only vaguely aware of the Angel of the North. I knew it was a ‘thing’ and I was aware that it was going to be located somewhere near Gateshead, but that was about the sum of my knowledge. I couldn’t simply log on… Continue reading An Angel Beckoned
I work hard, but I never forget that I am really fortunate to be able to do this job, which often sees the boundary between business and pleasure get very blurred. Last weekend was a great example of this. It was the seventh annual Run Sunderland Festival, which saw the Siglion Sunderland City Half Marathon… Continue reading The privilege of combining work and pleasure
It's always busy on the Berghaus front and we love that!