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The Nomadic Kitchen It is a delight to see a book about a journey that is fresh, different, original and - frankly - brilliant. Read »
Don’t do it to Impress a Girl, do it because it is the Thing You Want To Do Belinda Kirk runs Explorers Connect and the Basecamp Festival. She has many years of expedition experience, and also loads of experience about what other people find tricky about committing to action. I asked her to share some thoughts for Adventure1000. […] Read »
The Mountains are Calling and She can’t go… Earlier this year, as part of my Adventure1000 series, I asked climber Andy Kirkpatrick some questions. On the back of this, climber/writer/mum Menna Pritchard wrote a post on her blog. I thought that it was a fantastic analysis of the […] Read »
Microadventure: The London Series Well, this is blooming marvellous… From June – September 2014, a group of over 60 London dwellers took part in the London Series Microadventure challenge. Once a week we escaped our desk jobs to sleep out in one of the […] Read »
In Tandem To The Gambia – an Adventure for under £1000 Countries get big when you cross them on a bicycle. #Adventure1000 Read »
Life as an Adventurous Soul in London can be Tough It may seem an odd place for a microadventure, but I’ll argue that’s what makes it worthwhile. There is a deep sense of triumph and satisfaction to be had from finding even a modicum of serenity in an area populated by 8.3 million people. For that evening, we did something out of the ordinary. We were naughty little scamps, out late on a school night, without a care in the world. Read »
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