Category Archives: Videos

Talking at TEDxTokyoTeachers

My time in Japan has been full of all sorts and one of the things I have enjoyed the most is sharing the stories of my journey so far through talks at schools and clubs. Here is a little video from a recent talk I…
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Training for the Pacific: Part 1

  A little montage from training today. Gulliver is due out of captivity/Customs on Monday, and then the wet training begins!    …
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We are all one

The final part of this first leg of the journey from London took me down the Tohoku coast of Japan – the region devastated by the huge earthquake and tsunami which rocked the country in March 2011. Having finished the journeying for the winter, I…
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There are no mountains on the map

Just over two weeks before I left London in April this year, Japan was rocked by a huge earthquake and ¬†over 700 km of the coastline were devastated by the ensuing tsunami. A major nuclear incident near the city of Fukushima rendered acres of land…
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Seven months in

Last Monday Hercules and I arrived at the beautiful Lake Tazawako just as the sun was setting, turning the sky and water pink and purple and me into a wonderful, reflective calm. Stripping off, running into the lake and swimming sent me high as a…
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