Tuesday 14th May saw a good turn-out to hear from Jason Lewis, world-class adventurer, who circumnavigated the world under his own steam - hiking, skating, kayaking, pedaling, and cycling.
It was a great evening, hearing about the trip and some of the insights it gave Jason, from climate change, sustainability, personal commitment to your goals, coping with various potential disasters, to our sense of global citizenship and often narrow personal identity. Packed with amusing and often farcical turns and twists of fate, the tale of Jason and his friend's endeavour to cross the earth by human power, and with so little advance financial support, was humbling and inspiring.
I think we would have all quite happily brought our sleeping bags to the hall and sat up all night hearing about the whole trip - anything less than a sleep-over just couldn't do those 14 years justice. Read More →