The Everest Politics Show: available for pre-order now

The Everest Politics Show: available for pre-order now

It’s been aaaages since I last published a travel diary; more than two years, in fact. But I’m pleased to announce The Everest Politics Show, the diary of my traumatic expedition to Lhotse in 2014, is now available for pre-order from Amazon, iBooks, Kobo and Barnes and Noble.

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Manaslu: a tale of two mountaineers

Manaslu: a tale of two mountaineers

It’s October 5, 2011, and the summit crown of Manaslu is at the top of a short snow couloir on the right of the summit slope. I can see my friend Ian Cartwright waiting at the top, and each time

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The joys and perils of off-piste walking

The joys and perils of off-piste walking

While sitting in my tent the other morning deciding which Scottish mountain to tackle that day, I came across a couple of passages in Cameron McNeish’s book The Munros which struck me as out of place. “It’s interesting that the

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Implementing WordPress for an adventure travel company

Implementing WordPress for an adventure travel company

For a few years now I’ve been doing voluntary work running the websites for my friends Tina and Siling’s Nepalese children’s charity, CHANCE, and their associated adventure travel company, The Responsible Travellers (TRT). I won’t go into detail about why

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