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Living Adventurously, with Alastair Humphreys, is the story of ordinary people choosing to live extraordinary lives. Alastair interviews artists and chefs, students and pensioners, athletes and travellers. He wants to discover what living adventurously means to different people, what universal obstacles stand in the way, and how each of these people took the first step to overcome them and begin their own fascinating journeys.

Living Adventurously, with Alastair Humphreys, is the story of ordinary people choosing to live extraordinary lives. Alastair interviews artists and chefs, students and pensioners, athletes and travellers. He wants to discover what living adventurously means to different people, what universal obstacles stand in the way, and how each of these people took the first step to overcome them and begin their own fascinating journeys.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

Living Adventurously, with Alastair Humphreys, is the story of ordinary people choosing to live extraordinary lives. Alastair interviews artists and chefs, students and pensioners, athletes and travellers. He wants to discover what living adventurously means to different people, what universal obstacles stand in the way, and how each of these people took the first step to overcome them and begin their own fascinating journeys.

Language:

English

Contact:

07766558834


Episodes

500 Years Ago, Adventure was the Manifestation of Privilege. Living Adventurously 65

12/22/2020
Jack Thurston is a cyclist, a food lover, a photographer, a guide-book writer and an early podcast pioneer. We talked about adventures close to home and what the world of 'Adventure' looks like in the 21st Century.

Duration:01:11:25

Don't Live in the Prism of Other People's Opinions. Living Adventurously 64

12/15/2020
Rhiane Fatinikun was a self-confessed fan of Netflix and raving when she spotted hikers getting off a train in the Peak District and, on the spur of the moment, decided to take up hiking! A week later she set up the Black Girls Hike Instagram page and began leading groups of black women on hikes.

Duration:00:48:20

Our Freedoms are all Different. Our Prisons are all Different. Living Adventurously 63

12/8/2020
Karen Darke is an adventurer and Paralympian handcyclist. It is fortunate that Karen has what she describes as “an adventurous gene”, as life in a wheelchair is full of the unexpected...

Duration:00:55:44

We Live in one of the Most Nature-Depleted Countries on the Planet. Living Adventurously 62

12/1/2020
David Elliott is Chief Executive at Trees for Cities, having previously cleared landmines around the world. Trees for Cities is the only UK charity working at a national and international scale to improve lives by planting trees in cities.

Duration:00:53:38

The Countryside is a very White Place. Living Adventurously 61

11/24/2020
Sabrina Pace-Humphreys is an ultra-runner, a businesswoman, a mother of four and a grandmother of two. She is very clear which is the toughest of these challenges...!

Duration:00:49:19

Have a Meaningful Specific - Don't Try to Please Everyone. Living Adventurously 53

11/17/2020
David Hanney is the Co-founder and CEO at Alpkit, an outdoor and bike brand for enthusiasts and adventurers.

Duration:00:47:37

Volunteering is Not Only Giving Something Back, it's Doing Something for Yourself. Living Adventurously 59

11/10/2020
Paul Sinton-Hewitt is the founder of Parkrun, the worldwide phenomenon that sees thousands rock up to local parks around the world every Saturday morning to run a timed 5k. Paul began ParkRun at a time when his own life was not going very well. He wanted people to not only run, but mostly join him for coffee afterwards.

Duration:00:54:06

Nature TV has too much Emphasis on Jaws, Claws and Fangs. Living Adventurously 58

11/3/2020
David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder, is a broadcaster, writer, naturalist, photographer and passionate birder - in particular in urban environments: it is possible to see 200 bird species in a year in London. David has been a keen birder 'since the devil was a boy'!

Duration:00:49:41

Before You Buy, Ask "Do I Really Need This?" Living Adventurously 57

10/27/2020
Dan Lawson is a Team GB 24hr Ultra runner. Dan and his wife Charlotte founded ReRun, a company aimed at prolonging the life of running clothes and equipment.

Duration:01:00:14

You Only Protect What You Love. Living Adventurously 55

10/20/2020
Kieran Harkin is a conservationist and educator. He founded GET OUT to use environmental education to strengthen the connection between Tower Hamlets' young people and the natural world.

Duration:00:46:00

If You Ride a Bike You Are a Cyclist. Living Adventurously 54

10/13/2020
Brian Cookson is the former president of British Cycling, helping to oversee the miraculous transformation of the sport to become Team GB's most successful Olympic sport. Brian also loves trees and posts a daily Tree of the Day photograph on Twitter.

Duration:00:53:22

The Hillwalking Hijabi. Living Adventurously 60

10/6/2020
Zahrah Mahmood lives in Scotland and loves the mountains. She says, "you can find me in the hills with some sort of head covering." For Zahrah is known on Instagram as 'the Hillwalking Hijabi', sharing her cheerful, joyful experiences with a fast-growing audience.

Duration:01:03:22

Flying and "Stuff" are the Biggest Problems in Adventure. Living Adventurously 56

9/29/2020
Kate Rawles' 'Outdoor Philosophy' looks at the relationship between people and nature, telling stories through long bicycle journeys, including crossing South America by bamboo bicycle.

Duration:00:56:25

Making Better Places for People to Live, Work, Play and Learn. Living Adventurously 52

9/22/2020
Daisy Narayanan is the director of Urbanism at Sustrans and is working on the central Edinburgh transformation project. Daisy is an architect, an urban designer, a cyclist, and a fan of books, food and music.

Duration:00:47:42

Adventure is a Vaccine of Resilience for Real Life. Living Adventurously 51

9/15/2020
Mark Davey is the Chief Executive of the Youth Adventure Trust, a charity that uses outdoor adventure to empower young people to fulfil their potential and lead positive lives in the future.

Duration:00:44:14

Some of the Best Things have come from Ridiculous Ideas. Living Adventurously 49

9/8/2020
Dan Raven-Ellison is a Guerrilla Geographer & Creative Explorer. He led the campaign to make London the world’s first National Park City and is working on a new project called “Slow Ways” to collaboratively create a network of 4,000+ walking routes that connect all of Great Britain’s towns and cities.

Duration:01:01:20

Not Flying doesn't mean Not Travelling. Living Adventurously 48.

9/1/2020
Anna Hughes is an author, environmental campaigner, cyclist and Director of Flight Free UK, a campaign set up to encourage people to fly less.

Duration:00:55:00

Push to the edge of the comfort zone and emotional things happen. Living Adventurously 47.

8/25/2020
Steve Denby is the founder of Primal Roots, a social enterprise that believes in the restorative power of fitness and nature as a tool to achieve more than just improvements in health and wellbeing.

Duration:01:01:31

Why do you need to travel round the world when you can walk around Lewisham? Living Adventurously 46.

8/18/2020
Jack Cornish is a walker, an artist, and a Londoner. He works for the Ramblers charity, working to protect and expand the places people love to walk and promote walking for health and pleasure.

Duration:00:57:10

Don't submit Zombie films to Adventure film festivals! Living Adventurously 45.

8/11/2020
Rosie Riley is the founder of Adventure Uncovered and a dedicated North Sea surfer who settles for cycling, running and outdoor swimming when in London. She is an advocate and promoter of sustainability and clean technology, and working towards a PhD in the sector.

Duration:00:54:05