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Alex Roddie

'A young and excellent outdoor writer' —Cameron McNeish

'Alex's role is to make the words come out good' —Jenny Tough

Stories and photographs from the mountains. I write books and magazine articles, and edit Sidetracked magazine.

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Welcome to the new blog!

Alexroddie.com is back from the dead and better than ever before. Soon I'll be blogging like it's 2011 again...

Welcome to the new blog!

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Last months in Lincolnshire

I have learned more about my relationship with mountains by 11 years living in Lincolnshire than I ever did when I lived in the mountains.

Last months in Lincolnshire
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Personal connections, a season for repairs, and my grandfather's watch

As an antidote to Black Friday, here's a look at a few items of personal and family significance that have stood the test of time – and which I'll continue to repair and maintain. We make true connections with very few items in our lives. Is this the most important aspect of sustainability?

Personal connections, a season for repairs, and my grandfather's watch
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Attitudes and Altitude: a new Sidetracked project, and a journey across the Alps

I'll be spending much of the rest of the summer in the Alps, trekking and a bit of running from Ventimiglia to Zermatt. It's going to be an incredible adventure. I can't wait to begin.

Attitudes and Altitude: a new Sidetracked project, and a journey across the Alps

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