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Walking Home for Christmas 2017 Every year approximately 15,000 skilled and capable men and women leave the Armed Forces having served on behalf of their country. The majority transition successfully. But for a meaningful minority the departure from the structured world of the military is […] Read »
Too much to choose from The irony of finding in my inbox, three years old and still unfinished, the embryo of a blog post about “just get on with it”… So, in the spirit of those notes, which suggested that the time to begin is […] Read »
Urgent versus Important Frustrated at the continual interruptions of modern life, I headed to a bothy in the hills to get some work done on my book. It was the most productive three days I have managed in ages! The book – when […] Read »
A Day with the National Trust The National Trust, Europe’s largest conservation charity, looks after many beautiful landscapes in Britain. As part of my occasional series on what makes people passionate about spending time in the outdoors, I visited the team at North Devon National Trust. […] Read »
Just Trundling through my Brief allotted Span of Life “What I find scary is just to do the same routine things over and over again. To just trundle through my brief allotted span of life.” I enjoyed making this short film in Pembrokeshire over a couple of days back […] Read »
It Takes a Village A guest blog from Sarah Outen about creative community fundraising, rowing oceans, and the epic challenge of turning adventures into films. Her Kickstarter campaign is to be found here. There’s a neat little quote on the Kickstarter website about seeing what […] Read »

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