Tag Archives: Adventure

States of Jersey: remnants of rust and relevance

I remember in an early episode of Band of Brothers, we see one of the young American soldiers taking a gun emplacement as they role into France: once the trench is secured, he drops a bag of dynamite down the … Continue reading

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To Quest

Tomorrow i fly: Amsterdam, London, Denver, then onwards, into the mountains. New views, new people, new spaces to think. Space to explore. Space to learn. The journey is the quest: adventure, companionship, solitude, occasional unexpected turns. It’s about curiosity, about … Continue reading

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To boldly go…

Just outside our Solar System, the tiny craft, Voyager, goes hurtling on: the first manmade object to leave our realm. A vessel of hope and dreams. Built with 70’s technology, pioneering in scope and reach, with every day it expands … Continue reading

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A day for adventures: what we learn from testing ourselves.

Today is a day for adventures. I’m setting out to sea with two of my friends in the kayaks to circumnavigate the harbour and up the Wareham river. Then back again. Ok, so it’s not the Amazon that we’re navigating, … Continue reading

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Inspiration through stories: what drives you to learn?

Stories are powerful: establishing commonality and pulling us into different emotional states with their immediacy and power. Stories are a great way of sharing ideas and vision and a great tool to use in learning. Which made me thing about … Continue reading

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Swallows and Amazons: a swashbuckling adventure story. Why personal achievements can be worth so much more than work ones.

Yesterday i slipped out of work early and headed to the harbour. The sun was out, a gentle breeze on the water, hours of sunshine left in the long summer evening and, let’s be honest, who was ever going to … Continue reading

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