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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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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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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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Twenty years as a writer: a first look at The Farthest Shore

A few thoughts about the long and winding road to the publication of my new book.

Twenty years as a writer: a first look at The Farthest Shore
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A Highland book launch for The Farthest Shore

Tickets are now on sale for my book launch in Fort William.

A Highland book launch for The Farthest Shore
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The End of Winter: hiking the Cape Wrath Trail in February 2019

"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."

The End of Winter: hiking the Cape Wrath Trail in February 2019
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Recent radio and podcast appearances

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

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Features in the August 2021 issue of The Great Outdoors

Plenty from me in this month’s issue of TGO.

Features in the August 2021 issue of The Great Outdoors
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The Meaning of Adventure: Hiking the Haute Route Pyrenees

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?

The Meaning of Adventure: Hiking the Haute Route Pyrenees

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