Do you want an easy life, or an exceptional one?

Five years ago I asked myself "do I want an easy life, or an exceptional one?" I chose the latter... Being caught in an unexpected event is all part of an adventure. Indeed, happenings beyond our control that force us to act and challenge us to make difficult choices are the core of what makes an adventure [...]

Finding the Pole of Inaccessibility

The Pole of Inaccessibility is the most recently discovered of the 4 Arctic poles. It is also probably the least known but is certainly the most difficult to get to. The Pole is defined as being the furthest point from the surrounding coasts. It is 800 miles from land in all directions and 200 miles [...]

The Quest for the Inaccessible Pole

There is a place in in the Arctic yet to be reached by man, the Inaccessible Pole. The Inaccessible, or Arctic, Pole lies at the centre of the Arctic Ocean, 800 miles from land in one of the most unforgiving environments on the face of the planet. In February 2015 I will leave to begin [...]

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The Cycle Diaries

The Cycle Diaries came into being over a few pints of beer and a swathes of ennui. Matt and I sat in the fug of The Hope pub in Wandsworth in 2010, both full of a pre-Christmas dinner with our friends. We sat and talked of our plans and I described my ambition to travel [...]