RUNNING WITH THE KENYANS by ADHARANAND FINN

Continuing my journey to better fitness via inspirational books, I have just finished this smashing book, and cannot wait to read more from this talented writer (and ace runner). In 2011, with admirable courage and a great sense of adventure Mr. Finn, his gutsy wife and their 3 little children …

THE NANDA DEVI AFFAIR by BILL AITKEN

Quick aside, before I begin this review. Since the pandemic started, I find myself increasingly drawn to non-fiction and the more adventurous the book, the better. Doesn’t take much deduction to conclude that I am missing travelling and especially being in the mountains, and so am compensating, by reading tales …

THE LOST EXPLORER by CONRAD ANKER & DAVID ROBERTS

What a great read this book is, and reading it in cold, wintery conditions, whilst on holiday in the Himalayan hills of Uttarkhand in northern India, made it a perfect fit. Conrad Anker and David Roberts delve into one of the long-standing mysteries of high-altitude mountaineering, namely whether George Mallory …