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September Gathering: Journeys with a Purpose 30 September, 6.30pm. Royal Geographical Society, London. All welcome! If you are planning an expedition, independent travel, or adventures large and small, then this evening event in London should be really helpful and inspiring for you. It’s a pretty simple format: […] Read »
Changing Gears Changing Gears is a 20 minute short film, showing the journey of 5 young Londoners as they cycle from London to Brighton. Having never met before, and each from different backgrounds and life stories, the film is a look at […] Read »
Man in Suit goes for Swim I spoke at a conference this morning then climbed into my car for the very long and tedious drive home. I joined millions of other people, dressed in suits, bored and disgruntled, trundling homewards in heavy traffic. And then, my […] Read »
You will Surprise Yourself If You’re Prepared to Put the Hard Work in. James Ketchell is a serial adventurer, motivational speaker and Scouting ambassador. James is the first person to have rowed the Atlantic Ocean, summited Everest and cycled round the world. Seven years prior to this, he was recovering from a serious motorcycle […] Read »
What could you do with £1000? Don't waste money. Don't waste your life working for money you will waste. Fill your life full of adventures, experiences and memories instead. Read »
Hell, there’s everything that makes life worth living crammed into every magical, maniacal second. It’s a beautiful place, Iceland. One of the most beautiful I have ever been. The landscapes are magnificent and serene. You can travel for miles on end, undisturbed, free to daydream gently as you go. You are free to pitch […] Read »
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