December 29, 2017

My first writing assignment for 2018 will be a short trip to the West African state of Liberia in early January. You may have heard of it recently making news with the election of George Weah, once a global soccer star, as Liberia’s new president. But mostly the only s...

September 9, 2017

I'm sailing the North West Passage a journey of 2600 nautical-miles from Cambridge Bay to the West Coast of Greenland. This is my day-by-day route. It changed throughout. Rough storms and floating sea-ice could never guarantee where we would end top each day.


August 28, 2017

I'm dusting the moss off my rucksack after another fantastic crossing of Dartmoor National Park on foot to my home in Chagford.

With friends, on possibly the warmest weekend we've had on the moor this summer, we departed Dartmoor Inn on the western side of the moor and...

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About It starts with Bus #173 

This is my occasional blog focusing on my travels abroad and at home in Dartmoor. All my journeys, whether it’s a 4-day schlepp to Pitcairn Island or a 3-week boat journey across Micronesia, begin with the local country bus #173 from my home in Chagford to Exeter, where I take the train or bus to London.

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