A Personal Note

When micro-adventurer and author of Local: A Search for Nearby Nature and Wildness Alastair Humphreys wondered if he could 'adventure' for a whole year without spewing carbon by flying across the globe, it took him on a surprising journey—staying within 20 kilometers of his local area just outside London.

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After losing his father, his brother and learning of his own cancer diagnosis, architect Toby Carr decided to kayak to all 31 sea areas of the Shipping Forecast. Sadly, he died before he could complete his adventure. Meera Dattani speaks to his sister, Katie Carr, who took up the challenging task of writing the book using her brother’s notes, recordings and photos.

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