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Travel & Adventure

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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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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8 Ways to Build Adventure into Your Life
3 years ago

8 Ways to Build Adventure into Your Life

As I made the awesome snap decision to turn my already planned speaking tour of the UK into a month long cycling adventure with lots of silly rules thrown in …
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Announcing My Bicycle Powered Speaking Tour of the UK
3 years ago

Announcing My Bicycle Powered Speaking Tour of the UK

A one month pedal powered speaking tour of the UK from John o’Groats to Lands End in October, giving daily talks about deforestation in Borneo along the way, and with lots of silly rules thrown in for good measure.
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Preparing for the 3rd Himalayan XC Marathon
3 years ago

Preparing for the 3rd Himalayan XC Marathon

As I’ve ┬ásaid a few times, one of my goals for 2014 is to run a marathon in under 3:30. A goal like this forces me to take my health …
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How Do I Afford My Lifestyle?
3 years ago

How Do I Afford My Lifestyle?

I was asked by a friend how I afforded my lifestyle, and it made me think exactly what sort of lifestyle he thought I led, and why.
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Why I Want to be an Explorer
3 years ago

Why I Want to be an Explorer

Exploration is about pushing some limit, however great or small, and expanding the human universe of the possible, of the known, of the imaginable.
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3rd Himalayan X-Country Marathon Challenge
3 years ago

3rd Himalayan X-Country Marathon Challenge

On May 2nd I’ll be competing in the 3rd Himalayan XC Marathon organised by the guys at Running and Living. In short this means that I’ll be taking a week out of my life to run 13 miles (21 km) up a mountain in the Indian Himalayas before turning around and running 13 miles back down again.
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