The Trials and Tribulations of planning a trip

Last night I had a dream that I was with Ranulph Fiennes having a long chat about what a mission in itself planning an expedition is. This chat I had with him in my dream, isn’t that far fetched from when I met him the other day. Within a few short seconds of meeting Ran (in real life) he was giving me advice on life in general  and also expeditions.

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If Ran still finds planning an expedition hard work even after all these years, I thought it would be something to make a point of here in this blog. Continue reading “The Trials and Tribulations of planning a trip”

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Short term memory

I usually complain about the fact that humans have a short term memory.

We do though, we will watch a hard hitting documentary about climate change and extinction and how we are one car drive away from wiping out this whole planet.. Then we will switch off the telly, get up and switch on the fan heater instead of putting on the wooly jumper grandma gave us.
We are short term creatures, only a couple of meals away from starvation.

There’s no wonder why most of the world can’t see beyond their own lives and don’t give a monkeys ass about what happens after they’re gone.

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This short term memory is something to be ashamed of.

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Two girls alone in the Arctic

We were just two ordinary 18 year old girls, with a German Mauser bolt action rifle, pulking through the Arctic…

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