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Back from Oman

Just back from extraordinary research trip to Oman. Sailing a traditional dhow using stars, moon and sun to navigate and other studies. More to follow.

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Saved by the Moon

Below is a short extract from Apsley Cherry-Garrard's classic of exploration literature, The Worst Journey in the World. This passage contains several valuable and interesting insights that can be applied to our journeys much closer to home. "It was the blizzard of July 4, when we were lying in the…

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Total Eclipse and Totally Lovely Word

The photo above was taken shortly before the recent total solar eclipse, by my uncle, Tuppin, who was and remains in Uganda. Everyone should have an uncle in Uganda, ready for such eventualities, but sadly so few do these days. Totality - the total obscuration of the sun - lasted…

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