February 28, 2016



What is Patreon?


Patreon is a website supporting creatives as they go about their work. It’s a way for the listeners and supporters of the podcaster to help them finance the costs involved in hosting and running a successful podcast. 


It involves a patron (YOU!) - donating a small amount e.g. $1, $3, $5 etc every month to help the podcaster do their work. It’s a way of providing a small financial as...

February 24, 2016


I was backpacking solo around South America in 2013 and it gave me the time to really reflect back and think about what I enjoyed doing. What my strengths were and what I was passionate about. I came to realise I wasn’t materialistic, I didn’t want to work behind a desk anymore and I wanted freedom and independence to do my own thing. 


I already knew my passions were; travel, adventure, and challengi...

February 23, 2016

Squash Falconer - 1st British woman to climb & paraglide from the summit of Mount Blanc, having ridden there from the UK on her motorbike!

February 17, 2016


After climbing Mount Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa, so many people kept asking me about it. How I trained? What it was like on the mountain? How my body reacted at altitude? I thought if so many people were asking me these questions why didn’t I just write it all down and publish it! Which is what I did. 


So my first book, “Kilimanjaro Tips for Top” - shares my experience of climbing Mou...

February 15, 2016

Helene Neville - Nurse, Grandmother, 4X Cancer Survivor, Health Activist who ran around the Perimeter of the Continental United States!

February 10, 2016


The Marathon des Sables is one of the ultimate multi stage endurance races in the world. It consists of running six marathons in six days across the Sahara desert.  It’s been around for over 30 years and according to the Discover Channel has the reputation of being “one of the hardest footraces on earth”. It’s brutal, its challenging and according to pretty much everyone I speak to, a crazy race to d...

February 8, 2016

Arita Baaijens - Explorer, Biologist, Author, Photographer, Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society & the Explorers Club

February 7, 2016



Starting this Sunday!!








February 3, 2016


All of the challenges have been tough at the time, because I was doing something new and different which I’d never done before. 


Running my first London Marathon stands out as a highlight. I was a novice runner and new to the whole running thing and I didn’t really know what I’d let myself in for! I joined thousands of others at the start line; people of all ages, sizes and abilities. Who were all ru...

February 1, 2016

Learn more about Jo and how she changed her life to became a mountaineer and expedition leader. 

During this podcast we get to experience Jo’s adventures around the world. From cycling in Peru, to walking in Borneo, to climbing Kilimanjaro, Manaslu & Everest.

Jo is clear, concise, informative and it’s fascinating getting to listen to her  journey.  

Jo shares with us, how one challenge eleven years...

February 1, 2016


  1. I didn’t change who I was – I changed what I DID

  2. For things to be different I had to DO something different.

  3. Nothing ever stays the same. Everything is in motion – ALWAYS. Everything changes….

  4. Secret to success = The simple actions you take everyday. You need to keep on doing them.

  5. You already know how to do everything it takes to make you an outrageous success

  6. If you can...

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