Get Busy Living

The Shawshank Redemption is one of my favourite films. It's one of those films I can watch over and over again. The scene in which Andy Dufresne turns to his friend, Red, and says 'get busy living or get busy dying' always strikes a chord within me. It made me realise that this is the [...]

The Abyss

When it comes to living your dream people come up with all kinds of crazy advice like "just do what you love." I've been doing that for the last 5 years, leaping into an abyss everyday and all that's happened is I've hit the floor. It is true that in doing so I've become toughened [...]

Writing Challenge

Can I publish a blog post each day of the year? That sounds like a difficult challenge. There will be days when I'm not around computers or an internet connection (blessed are those days). There will be days when I have a lot of work to do, days when I'll be ill and there will [...]

The Last Pole and Sagarmāthā

Sometimes I get asked 'what is the point of your expedition to the Arctic!?' From a personal point of view there's the huge physical and mental challenge of walking across one of the most treacherous environments on the planet. I do not say that lightly; in the world of adventure, the quest for the North [...]

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