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Marina with the family

Don’t Forget To Look Up!

‘Don’t forget to look up!’ cheered Marina as I cycled away from her ancient tumbledown family home nestled among majestic maple trees on a hill above the medieval city of Telavi. I’d arrived in the principal town of Kakheti with the intention of visiting Tusheti and the Caucasus Mountains for a spot of hiking. Meeting Marina on a hot Friday afternoon had changed my mind.

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This old thing has done the equivalent of a lap around the world over the last five years. A couple sets of wheels, a few dozen tyres, handful of group sets and the odd weld. Still going strong. When choosing a bike a steel frame and hand-built wheels essential, the rest is preference. Exploring the world by bike has let me meet interesting people, visit unusual places and see things from a unique perspective. I’d recommend it. Happy cycling. #adventure #travel #cannockchase #exploretheworldbybike #getoutdoors #biketravel #cycling #rainbowsparklepony

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A couple weeks ago I gave my first talk here at Alton Castle. The talk was to a splendid group of year 11 students from The Cardinal Griffin school in Cannock as part of their activity day with the Youth Ministry. I presented on the theme of ‘adventure as a gift’. I absolutely loved it and I think the students did too. #inspirationalstories #motivationalspeaking #schools #adventure #travel #successmindset

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