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I wake from a lovely night’s sleep still exhausted.

June 25, 2016 Featured, Germany

I sigh, resigned to the fact that the tiredness that’s developed over the last few weeks will take more than one night of good sleep to fix. Nonetheless, I’m getting frustrated with my body for not keeping up the way…

Yesterday we crossed into Germany, at last.

June 22, 2016 Featured, Germany

And the sun shone, at last. It was only a short hop across the border from Turkheim and it went without ceremony. I only realised because of the sudden stark authoritarian street furniture and a smattering of police. Realising, I…

Lessons learned & the kindness of strangers

It’s been difficult to organise my thoughts from the last few days. There has been so much to take in so much has happened both internally and externally. I’ll begin with the end and work back as the here and…

The ‘right way’ to adventure: isn’t it time we smashed this idea?

February 14, 2016 Featured, UK, Values

Despite the obvious contradiction in terms, the myth of a right way to adventure is all too visible, and disappointingly it seems even seasoned travellers aren’t exempt. Unfortunately, there is a certain sort of person in this world who likes…

AJP PR4 Maiden Voyage

December 29, 2015 Featured, Uncategorized

After a lovely Christmas break and a torrential few days in which many Christmas’ were ruined the winter sun came back out again yesterday. Mickey’s work schedule means we don’t have too much free time to play with so making…

Integration of emotion and reason

December 21, 2015 Featured, Random thoughts, Values

I love Christmas Carols, the beautiful choral voices and allegories sum up the essence of what I’ve always understood Christmas to be about and that essence captures the best of human nature. Faith, hope and charity: faith in the good…