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What is success in modern British society?

What is success in modern British society?

I saw a quote from a friend of a friend recently that I really liked. “A nice car and a big house are old status symbols. The ultimate flex is freedom” Whether that’s location, financial or time, I’m totally onboard with this. Don’t get me wrong, it’s very easy to...

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Challenge 7 – Holy Cr*p that was HOT!

Challenge 7 – Holy Cr*p that was HOT!

Embracing my inner Britishness I’m just going to start with ‘holy crap that was HOT!’ Definitely the highest temperatures I’ve dealt with on any of my challenges (30 degrees Celsius +) and it added another level of discomfort for sure. The swim went really well and I...

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Don’t underestimate the mountain!

Don’t underestimate the mountain!

Challenge 6 for the Veterans' Foundation complete! That was one insane and brutal summit hike! We started at about 2300 on Monday and trekked for 8 hours up steep, rocky terrain at an agonisingly slow pace. Temperature was well below -20 and the altitude took no...

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Birthday cake and bowel movements!

Birthday cake and bowel movements!

Day 5 and kindly hotspotting again! We are at nearly 4000 meters and today was a gentle acclimatisation hike that consisted of a fair amount of scrambling. Some fantastic views today and most of the team are feeling strong as their bodies adapt. Even still, it doesn’t...

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Jumbo Jumbo

Jumbo Jumbo

Hello from the beautiful slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro! Day 3 and currently sitting at 125000ft having just returned from an acclimatisation hike to 13200ft (roughly 4000 metres). Some of us were definitely feeling the effects of altitude today with higher resting heart...

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1000 miles of cycling – heaven or hell?

1000 miles of cycling – heaven or hell?

I am four days away from starting the biggest cycle of my life and I honestly can’t decide if I am excited or dreading it. From a physical perspective, and looking at my cycling totals over the last few months, I’m completely and utterly insane. I’ve barely touched my...

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