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Book review: Thunder and Sunshine by Alistair Humphreys

Alistair Humphreys is an English cyclist, adventurer, author and motivational speaker. He is a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. Thunder and sunshine is the second book in the series, covering his cycle around the world. You can read my review of part 1 ‘Moods of futute joys’ here. Humphreys began his journey in August […]

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Book review: Moods of future joys by Alistair Humphrey’s

“If you’re not hurting you’re not riding hard enough If you’re not hungry you’ve eaten too much If you’re not cold you’re carrying too many clothes If you know you will succeed its too easy” Alastair Humphreys is an English cyclist, adventurer, author and motivational speaker.  He is a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. Moods […]

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Book review: The Gentle Art of Tramping by Stephen Graham

1st published in 1926 The Gentle Art of Tramping is a guide to the modern day equivalent to backpacking in the outdoors. Often dated advice is given, which is  quite humorous for  the modern day adventurer but his philosophical viewpoints and his love affair with nature is still valid today. Some of my favourite quotes […]

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Book review: Life in the slow lane by David Cornthwaite

Dave is an English adventurer, writer and filmaker. He is best known for his expedition 1000 project – 25 expeditions of 1000 miles each. He holds the Guinness world record for traveling the furthest distance by longboard after he skated 5823 km from Perth to Brisbanein Australia in 2006. (……/wiki/David_Cornthwaite) The reason I hate this […]

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