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Books & Films

Book Review: Operation Ironman by George Mahood

If you have been reading the Adventure Geek blog and book reviews then you will know that I am a fan of George Mahood.  His adventures are always humorous and this recent read is no exception. One Mans Journey from Hospital Bed to Ironman Triathlon Official blurb:- Operation Ironman follows George Mahood’s hilarious and inspiring journey…

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Not Tonight Josephine (Book Review)

By George Mahood Official Blurb: Two Brits, George and Mark, set off from New York City to explore the back roads of America. In this calamity-ridden travel tale, George sets out in true clichéd fashion to discover the real America. Throw in plenty of run-ins with the police, rapidly dwindling finances and Josephine – the…

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Into The Wild – Film Review

Wow!  This film is based on a true story and it certainly made me feel incredibly emotional as I watched this young man go through so many changes in his life. It reminded me a bit of the film “The Way” which started with a guy in his early 20’s who decided that a conventional…

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Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found

Julie and I visited the Adventure Show in London last weekend.  The show was not that exciting.  It was rather like a show for adventure travel agents and was not what I was expecting.  I think I was expecting lots of interesting talks, many gear stalls with lots of new and exciting adventure gadgets to explore. …

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The Last Englishman by Keith Foskett

The Last Englishman by Keith Foskett

A Thru-Hiking Adventure on the Pacific Crest Trail After reading Keith’s previous book which talked about his journey along the Camino, I quickly became a Keith Foskett (or Fozzie to his readers) fan.  He writes from the heart, and you can also see the characters that he chats about in real life on his YouTube…

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