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It feels like lockdown has gone on forever. One false summit another. Are we there yet? Even with the vaccine rapidly underway, there’s only so many
What advice would you give yourself in 2020?
Well… where do we start? Any of us could be forgiven for wanting to toss 2020 into a heap; banished like those hideous school photos we’d rather never
How do we keep going when we can’t see the top?
How do we keep going when we can’t see the top of the mountain? I wish I had the answer. Perhaps the scariest thing is that nobody really does.
Finding Your Reason to Change in 2020
Most of us are trying to change something. Get better at that. Move there. Earn more. Drive less. Give up that habit (…again). And so on. Then, at
The endless pursuit of more – why are millennials burning out?
Being busy seems to be a badge of honour nowadays. It’s the automatic excuse for our daily routine of spinning so many plates, rushing around and
Why Your New Year Resolutions Should Scare You
It's that time of year when Facebook is plastered with New Year resolutions, motivational quotes and renewed promises of change ahead. The gym will
Expedition tips: the kit list for a 5,000 mile adventure challenge
Whether it's climbing Everest, rowing the Atlantic, or cycling around the world, we seem to have a fascination about the equipment chosen to get the
Climb The UK – A route to all 100 UK counties!
My latest challenge nears closer - reaching the highest point of all 100 UK counties on bike, foot and kayak in just over two months. I will now be
Climb The UK 2017
I’ve dedicated the last few years trying to climb the highest there is. A journey that gave me so much more than expected – the amazing opportunity to
I have my challenges, but they don’t have me.
2016 draws to a close and “New Year, New Me” pledges clog my Facebook timeline as we reflect and set new goals: be it to lose weight, start a new job
What were you doing this last time year?
I was returning from my second attempt to climb Everest. The Nepal earthquake put a stop to that. Three guys on my team didn't come home after an
Walk4Nepal – 12 Months On
Last Summer I organised a fundraising 'Walk for Nepal' in my local area. We had six people and raised £70. Every little helps, especially
Dealing with the festive blues
So it's the time of year when I'm as cheerful as a Turkey at Christmas, we're swamped with cheesy inspirational quotes for the year ahead, when health
The University of Life
Climbing Mount Everest is widely known as a pinnacle of achievement and mental tenacity in itself, but the 'Everest' ideology applies everywhere in
Singing for Nepal
Rest assured, I'm not singing... but I am delighted to be speaking at this great event for Nepal on the 16th October at Theatr Clwyd in Mold. This
Adapt and Overcome
I couldn't climb Mount Everest, this year, or last year, so I will cycle up it. Sort of... Right now, the Nepal earthquake victims have had to adapt