A year ago today Rolfe and I had made the rather hot and sweaty climb up to Camp 3 on the Lhotse Face. At 7000m, the ‘camp’ is perched rather precariously on a 60 degree slope with platforms cut into the snow and ice by our incredible team of climbing Sherpas who would a week […]
You’ve signed up for the trip of your lifetime, a tick on your bucket list. You can’t believe you’ve had the guts to simply sign on the dotted line or clicked ‘book now’ but you have and it’s time to start training but the elation from booking turns into fear of all the hard work […]
This coming 5 days (6-12 February 2017) is Children’s Mental Health Week but why do we need to highlight children’s mental health, or mental health in general, so much? Shouldn’t children ‘just get on with it’ as children were told to do in years gone by? Absolutely not. Mental health, no matter what your age, […]
‘I am often asked’ is a new series of blogs which I will be writing once a month and after each one I will be asking for suggestions for the next. To kick start the series I thought I would start with one of the most popular questions ‘I am often asked’ which is….what has been […]
We are only human I have had long conversations recently with a few friends and colleagues about different styles of leadership and interesting chats about situations that have occurred over the past year and about how, by knowing both sides of the story, the picture was more rounded but where emotions and stressful situations were […]
On 7th January a group of my friends met me at London Heathrow for a trip of their (and mine) lifetime. Read here what we got up to on this amazingly beautiful but harsh mountain, Aconcagua. Aconcangua – The Love Caravan! Enjoy the read and if you fancy coming along next year, let me know!