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My Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge Here are a few issues that I have: I am too busy to live as adventurously as I would like When I’m documenting an adventure I get so obsessed that I sometimes forget to enjoy the experience itself I am […] Read »
Make Time for Microadventure The single biggest obstacle that gets between people and the adventures they dream of is a lack of time. Read »
The Variety of Silences Much of your outlook is moulded by your youth. And when I first became interested in travel and adventure I was young, skint, eager to suffer, and excited by ascetism. I felt journeys meant more when you’d got there under […] Read »
Story Telling and Adventure Some advice on whether, and how, to tell the story of your adventure. Read »
You’re not too late for the Winter Microadventure Challenge This weekend is your last chance to enter the Winter Microadventure Challenge. It’s also a great chance to kickstart Your Own Year of Microadventure. I thought I’d better practice what I preach and squeeze in a quick escape in that […] Read »
Just go for it, keep a Smile, and Everything will Work Out I chatted to photographer Archie Leeming about riding a motorbike down Africa and crossing the Congo by bicycle, canoe and over-crowded trucks. The photographs are from the Congo adventure. Alastair: I’ve been rummaging around on the internet before talking to you, trying […] Read »
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