Hold The Back Page!!

Posted on by 5WC in Hot Air Ballooning

I’m used to appearing in the media thanks to flying sponsored balloons for Lindstrand Balloons and Airship & Balloon Company, where getting clients balloons into the press is part of the job. After all, the balloon is an advertising medium; but I got a pleasant surprise when the June issue of my local parish magazine arrived through the letterbox.

I had borrowed a balloon from Lindstrand Balloons to gain some experience in flying larger passenger carrying balloon with a view to undertaking some more work for them and had no idea I had been snapped taking off from my local launch site as I drifted beautifully over the River Thames and Goring Lock. Read more