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What’s The Point?
2 years ago

What’s The Point?

To understand the point of anything in our lives (including this blog) we must find some way of understanding the point of everything. That’s difficult when the universe appears to have no deeper meaning, and our lives no special purpose.
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Do Not Neglect the Mountains – A Letter From the Future
2 years ago

Do Not Neglect the Mountains – A Letter From the Future

Some timeless advice and wisdom found in a letter from my 80-year-old self to me, written one year ago and completely forgotten about, until now…

A year ago I attended …
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Spiritual Spelunking and the Search for Meaning
2 years ago

Spiritual Spelunking and the Search for Meaning

When I was about 20 and writing about my early explorations of the world and my ideas about life – earnest, ill informed, occasionally interesting but protected from any serious …
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The Perseid Meteor Shower from the UK’s Only Dark Sky Reserve
2 years ago

The Perseid Meteor Shower from the UK’s Only Dark Sky Reserve

Few things are as simple and yet powerful as sleeping outside under the stars. I would compare it to meditation, but it’s far simpler than that. All you have to …
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Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge 2015
2 years ago

Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge 2015

Aviemore to Linn of Dee – a fantastic 24 hour microadventure in the Cairngorms with wild camping, wild swimming and plenty of wildlife too!
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The Power of the Ever-Expanding Goal Horizon
3 years ago

The Power of the Ever-Expanding Goal Horizon

THE EDINBURGH MARATHON FESTIVAL

The photo above was taken as I (and many others) were finishing the half marathon at this years Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The determination (and pain) on …
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My Awesome Standing Desk Ikea Hack
3 years ago

My Awesome Standing Desk Ikea Hack

WHY YOU NEED TO GET OFF YOUR ASS AND DANCE! (OR, ER, STAND, AT LEAST)

We seem to be raising a lot of idiots these days, and since the idea …
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Meditation on a River
3 years ago

Meditation on a River

I’m kneeling in a small wooden boat, sitting on my heels, the bottom just wide enough to sit cross legged but the wooden planks to wet to want to do …
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Flying Short – An Idea to Make Flying Fun Again
3 years ago

Flying Short – An Idea to Make Flying Fun Again

The idea is simple: fly from or into less convenient airports and turn your journey to or from the airport into a real adventure
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My 30th Birthday Summer Solstice #Microadventure
3 years ago

My 30th Birthday Summer Solstice #Microadventure

Here, in pictures, is how I celebrated my 30th year of life on Earth and the summer solstice in one awesome Indian microadventure. Enjoy!
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