An unhelpful guide to… Canterbury

An unhelpful guide to… Canterbury

Working as a factual TV producer takes me to all sorts of weird and wonderful places.  I’ve filmed off the coast of Namibia on a diamond mining ship.  I’ve learned how they make pearls at an Australian pearl farm (you can read about that here).  I’ve been …
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Training and Packing for Kilimanjaro – Weeks 4 to 1

Training and Packing for Kilimanjaro – Weeks 4 to 1

This is the second part of my account of how I trained, shopped, packed and prepared to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, doing the Lemosho Route with Exodus Travels*.  Read the first part here. FOUR WEEKS TO GO I’m starting to get really nervous now. I keep waking up in the …
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Packing and Training for Kilimanjaro – Weeks 9 to 5

Packing and Training for Kilimanjaro – Weeks 9 to 5

In September I will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.  At 5895m above sea level it’s the highest point in the African continent, and certainly WAY higher than anything I’ve ever scaled before.  I’m not an experienced hiker: I live in London, which is pretty much entirely flat, and …
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