Micro Adventures

Fieldwork in the Scottish Highlands

2013-05-22T23:06:37+01:00By |

It's remarkably easy to sit in a centrally heated office, cosily hatching plans through the Winter. Distances look shorter, methods seem simpler and the prospect of a summer of fieldwork in the hills sounds positively straight forward.

A Micro Adventure

2012-05-11T14:11:36+01:00By |

Getting from A to B has never been easier, faster or lazier. There’s an awful lot of positives to that, but one niggling little flaw is all the places you miss on the way..


2012-05-21T16:00:17+01:00By |

Imagine, crawling on your hands and knees in the pitch-black confines of a tunnel, 80 feet below ground. Hours have passed since you last saw the sun and the sky, mud and rock surrounds you.

Sledges and the Countryside

2012-05-12T13:49:09+01:00By |

Here in the UK we have huge sprawling cities, tens of millions of people and all the trappings of civilization. As such, I am hugely relieved that one can spend four days traveling, even with a car, and still regain that same sense of adventure that you might find half way around the world..

Akavas Gorge (barefoot)

2012-05-21T15:54:26+01:00By |

Winding down towards the Western coast of Cyprus, Akavas Gorge is an artery carrying water and bringing life to a rich and verdant ecosystem. Besides being a botanists or geologists dream, it is difficult not to be impressed..

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