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On Books and Adventure I have always loved books and, in particular, travel and exploration books. I am jealous of people who have not read The Worst Journey in the World, or The Kon-Tiki Expedition, or Wind, Sand and Stars, for they still have […] Read »
Shouting from the Shed: Volume 19 Two Sides to Every Story? Seneca’s argument against travel was, ‘You need a change of soul rather than a change of climate.’ Wisdom or nonsense? I mulled over the purpose of travel in a little film shot in a bothy […] Read »
Pootling about the Bavarian Alps Plans in the outdoors do not always work out. That does not always matter. In fact, much of the time plans are important for only one thing: giving you the excuse and the impetus to get out of the door, […] Read »
Interested in being my ‘Intern’? I’m looking for someone to do some work with me on a sort of freelance adventure editing basis. It will be online based so it doesn’t matter where you live. It initially will involve a lot of reading through my […] Read »
Seize the Opportunities for Adventure If I offered you £1,000,000 to head to, say, Dartmoor – or any wild place you fancy – and spend tomorrow night wild camping high on the Tors, I’m sure you’d leap at the opportunity. Not just a fat pile […] Read »

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