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Books & Films

Book Review – Dare to Do by Sarah Outen

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction On 1 April 2011, rower and adventurer Sarah Outen set off in her kayak from Tower Bridge for France. her aim was simple: to circle the globe entirely under her own steam – cycling, kayaking and rowing across Europe, Asia, the Pacific, North America, the Atlantic and eventually…

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Book Review – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Julia’s Reading Challenge for 2019 0% Introduction Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago’s journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening…

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Book Review – Can’t Hurt Me, by David Goggins

Introduction For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare — poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse coloured his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world’s top endurance athletes.…

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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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