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Traversing Costa Rica

I’ve been talking about a new “big” adventure for a while. It’s been more than three years since I was in the Arctic Circle, and while moving to Australia and completing the country’s highest urban abseil have kept me occupied, … Continue reading

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A challenge in review, and a new adventure ahead

The Year of the Dragon hasn’t been entirely a success. I have raced with the team. Trained with the team in the winter with the freezing water. Worn bandanas in the summer when training with the team to stop stinging … Continue reading

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Guest post: Low Ropes

Today’s blog is a guest post from Marz of Shutter and Ink fame. Marz is a tiny bit cool. She’s a writer, photographer and the kind of all-round adventurer you’d want on your side in a zombie apocalypse. I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Successful and the Passionate: An Interview with Peter Lubbers

It seems to me that people who are passionate and successful in one area of their life are often just as passionate in other areas. In this interview series “The Successful and the Passionate” I will talk to some successful … Continue reading

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Guest blog post from Anna Shields: The London Marathon for Mind

Today’s blog post comes from the very talented and inspirational Anna Shields. Anna is co-founder and musical director of Starling Arts. This month, Anna ran the London Marathon for the first time. This is her story. This time two years … Continue reading

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Chasing the Dragons

The Year of the Dragon is off to a strong start, with two training sessions now attended (and, most importantly, completed). I was slightly disappointed that after my first training meeting with the illustrious Thames Dragons I then had to … Continue reading

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The year of the dragon: a new adventure starts here

It seems that maybe a new adventure sometimes comes along when you’re not looking for one. Since before I even went to deepest, darkest Norway on my Arctic Adventure, I was thinking about what would be next.  The idea of … Continue reading

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