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I have Almost Earned my Reward “I have always lived violently, drunk hugely, eaten too much or not at all, slept around the clock or missed two nights of sleeping, worked too hard and too long in glory or slobbed for a time in utter laziness. […] Read »
Adventure Book List from the Experts Experts from the world of adventure hand-pick their favourite books. Read »
Adventure Reading 101 The best adventure books that you really should read. Read »
BOGOF! Christmas Book Sale Every time you buy a book until Christmas you will receive another one FREE! Sorry – this offer has now finished! If you’d like to buy any of my books or films please click here. I’ll get them in the […] Read »
Wilfred Thesiger – the Life of his Choice His most impressive journeys were into the heart of the Empty Quarter desert in Arabia. Read »
Five for a Fiver When I wrote my India book I wanted to experiment with telling the story in lots of different ways. The book was different to normal travel books and I wanted the way the story unfolded to be different too. Journeys […] Read »
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