Everyone Knows Cycle Touring Is The Best Way To See The World. So Why Try Anything Else?

I imagine a good proportion of my bike-obsessed readers (you know who you are) will be wondering why the hell I’m asking them to support an adventure film project in which cycling does not utterly dominate the screen. Really – why would anyone travel by means other than the bicycle?…

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A Week In The Life Of A Western Traveller In Iran

As part of the publicity for our ongoing Kickstarter campaign A Tale Of Two Rivers, I published a week’s worth of my Iranian escapade for Nora Dunn’s website TheProfessionalHobo.com. Here’s an excerpt from the full article… Day 1 6:00am: The alarm goes off. I never set alarms. But I know how long…

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Just released: Watch my latest adventure film, KARUN, for free!

At the end of last year, Leon and I sat down with our editor and spent the best part of a month producing a short film of our adventure in Iran, during which we followed the river Karun from source to sea (or tried to, at least!). Today I’m happy to…

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Karun Wins People’s Choice Award at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival 2015

Being able to call myself an ‘award-winning filmmaker’ is a notable bonus when it comes to getting a certain type of person to take notice of my work. Like a well-designed book cover or a blog post optimised to attract search engine traffic, film awards are a way to advertise the fact…

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Karun: A Source To Sea Journey Along Iran’s Longest River

Today I’m very pleased to be able to share with you the first of a couple of teaser videos of Karun, the film I’ve recently been working on. For those who missed it, Leon and I travelled to Iran in the spring of 2014 in order to follow the longest…

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