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Recent Posts

“I know absolutely nothing, please help me.” There's no hurdles to stop people having adventures, apart from being dead really. Read »
Dedication is What You Do When Nobody is Watching The last time I put to sea was with an injured soldier. Phil and I rowed together from England to France. Written on the boat were the words “Dedication is What You Do When Nobody is Watching”. It’s a saying […] Read »
Book Review: A Dip in the Ocean Rowing an ocean has been a dream of mine for a while. Reading Sarah Outen‘s new book, A Dip in the Ocean, confirmed that I would indeed love the experience. However her book also made me realise that I am […] Read »
I Am What I Am – Roz Savage Some interesting thoughts from ocean rower Roz Savage: o Don’t waste mental energy asking yourself if you CAN do something. Just do it. You’ll surprise yourself. I did. o Be clear about your objectives. Ignore others, stay true to yourself […] Read »
Guest Blog – Sarah Outen: "letís raise a glass to not knowing which path to take, to exploring the options" ‘To know how to free oneself is nothing; the arduous thing is to know what to do with one’s freedom’ – Gide Sarah Outen is the youngest woman to row across any ocean. She is only the eighth woman to […] Read »
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