Caught by CCTV camera, an office man converts his entire office stationary and work station into a boat in order to sail to the Black Mountains in search of new riches. The man in the film claims that he was re-enacting one of the tales by Dr Bird as part of the story Conquering Clouds. Its is believed that Dr Bird, an 18th Century explorer disappeared in the Black Mountains during a 1 year adventure exploring Staffordshire and Wales. The man wanted to pay homage to him. The man performed this act after office hours and changed the way he thought about his working environment, transforming carpet tiles into raging sea, black boxes to mountains and office blinds into sails.
This was commissioned By Mark Devereux Projects, in November 2013. It was film in Manchester in one of the old Co Operative Buildings.