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Summer Solstice Microadventure Winners This is the fourth year I’ve run a solstice microadventure challenge on my blog. I’ve noticed a very different response this year to the last couple of years. There have been more people than ever getting out into the wild, […] Read »
The Doorstep Mile At talks I give I am often asked, “what is the hardest thing you have ever done?” Generally they want to hear me tell of hauling a 300kg cart through the Empty Quarter desert, sweating in the footsteps of Thesiger. […] Read »
Microadventures and the Art of Manliness Amused, but pleased, to feature on the excellent Art of Manliness podcast: Read »
My Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge Here are a few issues that I have: I am too busy to live as adventurously as I would like When I’m documenting an adventure I get so obsessed that I sometimes forget to enjoy the experience itself I am […] Read »
We go to places we’ve never been because we want to be Surprised. There are many aspects to travel. We go to places we’ve never been because we want to be surprised. We want to see new sights and experience fresh things. We seek out remote places to see what they might teach […] Read »
Microadventure on CNN A short piece I did for CNN about my adventures and microadventures. Read »
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