Show/Hide Navigation

Welcome

Welcome to my blog! There are 1400 blog posts here, stretching back all the way to 2001. So please use the ‘Search’ button below to search for keywords that interest you, or use the categories below that to browse by blog topic.

Recent Posts

Hell, there’s everything that makes life worth living crammed into every magical, maniacal second. It’s a beautiful place, Iceland. One of the most beautiful I have ever been. The landscapes are magnificent and serene. You can travel for miles on end, undisturbed, free to daydream gently as you go. You are free to pitch […] Read »
I’ve not been in a climbing video, I will never win a race but I love the mountains. I’m probably a lot like you. I've not been in a climbing video, I will never win a race but I love the mountains. I'm probably a lot like you.  It's about enthusiasm for things regular folks can do. It’s what can be done with 52 weekends and a few weeks of vacation a year. 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 »
A Shed of my Own Building this shed was the most relaxing, de-stressing thing I've done in ages. It was satisfying to build something as well as we could, something that will stand for many years. I enjoyed learning new skills (and playing with power tools). I loved seeing a daydream take shape into a solid reality. Read »
Would you Like to Design my Book Cover? EDIT – You can see the winning cover here. My first book, Moods of Future Joys, is still my best-selling and most popular book (currently averaging 5-stars on Amazon after 83 reviews). My publisher, Eye Books, is about to re-launch […] 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 »
© Copyright 2012 Alastair Humphreys. All rights reserved. Site design by JSummerton