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What advice do you have for beginning writers? 1. Write a lot. 2. Don’t be in a hurry to publish. 3. Find the work that moves you the most deeply and read it over and over again. I’ve had many great teachers, but the most valuable lessons I […] Read »
Story Telling and Adventure Some advice on whether, and how, to tell the story of your adventure. Read »
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 »
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