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Adventure Saved me from Becoming an Ageing, Balding Rocker Jason Lewis is the first person to circumnavigate the Earth without using motors or sails: walking, cycling, and inline skating five continents, and kayaking, swimming, rowing, and pedalling a boat across the rivers, seas, and oceans. Taking thirteen years to complete, the 46,505-mile journey was hailed “the last great first for circumnavigation” by the London Sunday Times. In other words, he's worth listening to if you are interested in adventure yourself... Read »
Don’t wait for permission to make something that’s interesting A great quote about making stuff happen: I’d just say to aspiring journalists or writers—who I meet a lot of—do it now. Don’t wait for permission to make something that’s interesting or amusing to you. Just do it now. Don’t […] Read »
The Tapestry of the Experience Your future self, 40 years down the line, will hate you if you don't have the balls to live now. Read »
I Wish Through my website and my books, I'm privileged to hear from all sorts of people who I have never met and probably never will. I am always struck by how candid people are to me, a total stranger. Read »
Adventure Reading 101 Expedition and travel books were my first opening into the world which gradually became my passion, my obsession and – eventually – my career. I’d like to help you prise open the door yourself and glimpse inside. Be careful! Open […] Read »
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