On Tuesday I went to a road block disco in central London. I was writing a story for the Royal Geographical Society magazine about the new environmentalism activism group Stop Killing Londoners. I could have told the story from the sidelines. But when they initially walked out and sat down in front of three lanes […]
Some people go in search of danger in the near-mythical Darién province of Panama. I went for the adventure. In this article I explain how I reduced risk along the way – such as travelling in these infamous single-hull piragua boats. Click to open in a new tab.
Read the text only version below I first discovered long distance running whilst working at a difficult school in northern England. The borstal-like institution was a brick and glass new-build on the top of an exposed and windy hill. The kids weren’t sent there because they had done anything wrong. They just grew up in […]