Diary Of A Writer At 7:29am On A Thursday Morning

Sitting in my flat by the heater with the dregs of a cuppa, I started to wonder about writing a past-tense narrative of the absolute present, extracting not just a storyline but flashes of vocabulary and what I suppose might be deemed ‘creative bursts’ from my own head and spelling…

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30,000 Miles Around The World In (Not Just) A Wheelchair

I’m really excited to have put together this new website for extreme athlete Andy Campbell, who’s planning a 30,000-mile round-the world expedition beginning next year. The difference? Andy’s been paralysed from the waist down since a climbing accident in 2004.

Adventures Off The Map In Outer Mongolia

It was on the sixth day after leaving Hatgal that the trail petered out. In its place, a tangle of tiny channels began to eat its way westwards down a long valley floor, paved by fist-sized, weather-rounded stones. On either side of the river basin rose steep, jagged walls of…

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An Excellent New Resource For Cycling The U.S. West Coast And Central America

If you’re planning a ride from Alaska to Panama, or anywhere in between, you could do a lot worse than to check out John Benson’s website, johnbensontravels.com. John has just wrapped up a ten-month odyssey from Prudhoe Bay to the Panama Canal, passing through Canada, the western States, Mexico, Belize,…

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Introducing TomsBikeTrip.com

Hello and welcome. I’m Tom from England and this is my personal adventure blog. As you may have guessed from the name of the site, I do quite a bit of adventure cycling. I’ve travelled by bicycle in more than 30 countries, and I usually have plans to visit more.