IMG 0629 W960 H600

Heading Home

Our train slows to a stop and passengers bustle forth. The platform is consumed in a wave of commuters, we pile out of the carriage, unwieldy luggage in tow..

Read More →  
IMG 0656 W960 H600

48 Hours


48 hours after becoming involved with the Amazon expedition, I found myself piling kit into a rucksack and heading North for Windermere..

Read More →  
CIMG5567 W960 H600

What was the best decision you ever made?

It’s well over two years now, since I returned from my last expedition with BSES, and I still can’t grow a proper expedition beard. ..

Read More →  
BBC Radio Devon W960 H600

Live on air, Mother’s Day and Antarctica

I’ve still got a big grin on my face, from ear to ear. Yesterday the team at BBC Radio Devon invited me live on air to talk about my ambition to follow in the footsteps of Captain Scott..

Read More →  
IMG 4745 W960 H600

Trekking across Antarctica (in the field next to my house)

As some of you might have read, I’m lucky enough to be in with a chance of joining the International Scott Centenary Expedition, that will head to Antarctica next year..

Read More →  
LDP08 116 W960 H600

ISCE Press Release: Following in the footsteps of Captain Scott

A budding explorer from Essex who has been inspired by Captain Robert Scott of the Antarctic, will have the chance to prove that they have got what it takes to follow in the legendary Royal Navy Officer’s footsteps..

Read More →  
Forest Hdr W960 H600

The Amazon

Amazon… a single word can encompass so much that it’s difficult to know where to begin. The greatest river, the largest rainforest, home to 10% of all known species; but statistics and facts probably don’t do it justice..

Read More →  
IMG 8553 W960 H600

Speaking to Schools


I consider myself pretty fortunate really, because from time to time I get to speak to young people from schools, youth groups and universities on behalf of BSES, a youth development charity..

Read More →  
IMG 0603 W960 H600

A Dartmoor adventure (with a purpose)

It’s unusual to see students out and about at 8am, especially on a Sunday. Most would be tucked up in bed after a heavy Saturday night..

Read More →  
IMG 3833 Copy W960 H600

Is there really anything interesting about Pollen?


I’m pretty keen on pollen, and it’s surprising that so little is known about something that is all around us every day. Last year I got the chance to begin a research project..

Read More →  

The Quadrat


After much deliberating concerning the route we finally decided on a suitable plan involving seven peaks. We began with an early start heading east to the steepest looking mountain..

Read More →  

The world as you’ve never seen it before II


This is what 9.07 billion people looks like, the prediction for 2050. In this brave new world 62% of the population will live in Africa, Southern and Eastern Asia. Notice Russia, South America and Australia as they shrink in comparison.

Read More →  
Page 32 of 33« First...1020«2930313233»

Widget not in any sidebars