Last week I spoke to the Midnight Runners community on the MR Instagram TV channel (transcript here or watch on Insta TV here) about innovating under isolation. There were some interesting questions sent in from the viewers - one in particular was about my relationship with music while away on a long field expedition. I … Continue reading Music
We are now fast approaching 6 weeks of lockdown here in the UK - an unprecedented pause in normal life that is unsettling, uncomfortable and for many people dangerous. It is a million miles away from being a good situation, but there is good to be mined from it. One extractable asset is time to … Continue reading Morning Pages
Last week an old climbing buddy called me up to invite me to his company's "Campfire Stories" series - the concept was that in this time of isolation and lockdown it might be cool to hear from someone who has spent plenty of time isolated in remote places to see if there were any transferable … Continue reading Isolation: Talk for Midnight Runners
I recently read the fantastic ‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’ by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield. His dedication to realising his childhood dream of going into space is truly inspiring and his account of the many important lessons learned through the entire process, from school to space-station are thought provoking and widely applicable. What … Continue reading An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Ice?