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.
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?
Alexroddie.com is back from the dead and better than ever before. Soon I'll be blogging like it's 2011 again...
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.
A few thoughts about the long and winding road to the publication of my new book.
Tickets are now on sale for my book launch in Fort William.
"Genuine silence is rare and special in our hyper-connected era. You might discover something about yourself and the world around you if you take the time to listen."
Last week I made two appearances on local radio stations. You can listen to them online now. * 20 July: BBC Radio Lincolnshire, in conversation with Carla Green (from about 1:07 hours, BBC login required) * 23 July: Siren Radio, in conversation with Andrew David
Plenty from me in this month’s issue of TGO.
If I could never tell anyone about this trip, never publish anything about my experience or share any of my photos, would I still put myself through this?