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The Changing Purpose of Adventure What is the point of adventure? Everyone’s answer is different, of course. But I have been interested to notice how my own personal answer also changes over time. Let’s start at the beginning… When I first got a taste for […] Read »
Spreading Adventure and Wilderness to a Wider Audience This weekend, two small things of note. The first, a bunch of friends came to stay for the weekend. Various John Muir Trust leaflets happened to be scattered on my coffee table (a dedicated Trust member, me!). My friends picked […] Read »
40 Every month I visit the Lake District to spend a day running in the hills. It’s good for the body, good for the head, good for the soul. I film the run and chat to myself about whatever feels important […] Read »
A Guide for Social Media (Life?) • Don’t boast. • Don’t moan. • Don’t talk too much. Listen and learn. • Quality over quantity. • Substance over style. • Don’t feel you have to hide your weaknesses all the time. • Share your expertise generously. • […] Read »
The Tricky Final Slide I give a lot of talks. Lots of slides. Lots of images. Lots of different venues and types of talk. One thing about giving talks remains constant: your final slide is important. It’s up on the screen when the audience […] Read »

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