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For women with a sense of adventure

Having an adventure on holiday is such a subjective notion. The skydivers who recently completed the first ever parachute jump over Mount Everest spent 15 years planning and $24000 each to get their adventure kicks. Personally, I am a bit … Continue reading

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Treeclimbing with Goodleaf, Isle of Wight

(first published in the column, My Life in Travel, The Observer, 8 March 2009) Interview with Paul McCathie, recreational tree climber, Goodleaf Tree Climbing Adventures, Isle of Wight  I started climbing trees after a gap year travelling.  I came home … Continue reading

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Confessions of a tree lover

  People find solace in different places. For some the sea provides the necessary force to sweep away the pressures of everyday life.  Others escape to the remoteness and anonymity of islands, where comforts are close, but reality is kept … Continue reading

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A greener shade of Wight

Gone are the purple rinses, the Isle of Wight is the new black. Or should I say green. It surfs, it sculpts, it sings, and it’s shouts sustainability.  It was also the guts of a hundred quid to go there … Continue reading

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