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Taking the plunge in Perth

While I wait and plan for new adventures, I have decided to take the plunge, and go abseiling 220 metres from Perth’ tallest tower next month. This one-off mini-adventure is called the Central Park Plunge, and it is to raise … Continue reading

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DAY 6: Jotka – Gargia

From the notebook: “A fantastic day in the Arctic!  Surprisingly warm, clear skies and no wind — I couldn’t have asked for a better day to end the adventure on. The landscape today was so varied: across frozen lakes, with … Continue reading

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DAY 5: Mollisjokk – Jotka

From the notebook: “Thankfully a short day today — the wind was howling and blowing up snow.  Though, at first, it was on our backs this didn’t seem to last and soon the wind was side-on. The dogs love the … Continue reading

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DAY 1: London – Olso – Alta

SO. The Arctic Adventure. After months of planning, months of training, and countless feakouts when I thought about what I was doing, it was no longer “next year”, or “next week” but instead…now. To avoid an early-morning cross-London Tube journey … Continue reading

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What are you thinking?

Every now and then I have a “What are you thinking?” moment and the enormity of the Arctic challenge hits me.  In that moment it’s like I realise my place in the universe, how small I am, and at what tremendous … Continue reading

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Press coverage from the Docklands Newspaper – August 2011

From The Docklands newspaper.

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Adventure is out there

Preparations for the Great Arctic Fundraising Adventure have got into full swing this week — and hardly a minute too soon. Donations via the Just Giving page have reached £220 this week. It might seem like a slow start, but … Continue reading

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Mon amour, l’aventure commence

It’s official. I signed up.  I paid my money, I filled out the form, and I signed up. The Great Arctic Fundraising Adventure starts here. I saw the doctor last week, and it was probably one of the fastest check-ups … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

What’s the latest with the Flat-Footed Adventurer? Having drawn a blank on corporate sponsorship, and come away empty-handed from any recent sharing of this blog, I have stepped my campaign up a gear. This trip is not going to beat … Continue reading

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The Flat Footed Adventurer needs a patron!

Image source: http://tinyurl.com/44n294x Next year, the big adventure is Dog Sledding in the Arctic Circle — courtesy of Across the Divide. To self-fund the challenge will cost me £2,860, including the £500 deposit I have to pay on registering.  All … Continue reading

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