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Slowly Does It: Loose gravel, rocks and a sheer drop

January 6, 2015


We played cards huddled around the fire laughing and talking until quite late. The lads did their best to speak in English and I tried and failed miserably with my less than adequate French. As the night wore on I had completely wrapped myself up like a human spring-roll in a thick woolly blanket, with […]

The Atlas Mountains

January 5, 2015


I sprung out of bed excited about hiking in the Atlas Mountains. I am new to trekking and it is something that I really enjoy although I will admit that I am certainly not fast, nimble or very fit but I do love a challenge. We were picked up by our guide Ahmed at 9am […]

Snow Monkeys of Hell Valley

February 7, 2012


On Friday last week I was told I would be on snow watch by my news editor. He rang me while I was at university and said wear your thermals tomorrow Asha you’re being sent out. I ended up in Buckinghamshire on Saturday night at a gritting station, doing a 3-minute live on the chaos […]