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June 29, 2020

"Black women ain't never goin' to fly..." 

“Black women ain’t never goin’ to fly”, Bessie Coleman’s brother told her in 1919, whilst mocking her about her job in a nail salon in Chicago. Her brother John had served in the army during World War I in France, and often spo...

June 12, 2020

"I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions."

Over the years I've done a huge amount of research on female explorers and explorers in general. Although things are changing,...

April 27, 2019

Since returning from following in Alexandra David-Neels' footsteps, to be honest I've been a bit lost and confused.

The expedition was a huge success, I learnt so much, met so many amazing people, raised lots of money for Freedom Kit Bags and achieved everything I has s...

February 17, 2018

I was told I would never find a female trip leader in northern India. What I’ve learned during this whole process however, is never to accept what people tell you in situations like that. Perhaps it’s easier just to do the normal thing and not to challenge the way thin...

December 13, 2017

On Wednesday 15th November, I grabbed my many bags, and did the final long walk to work…only joking I obviously got a taxi! I knew there would be an awful lot more walking to come in the next few weeks.

Joined by Emily Almond-Barr, the amazing cinematographer who would...

November 3, 2017

In My Journey to Lhasa, Alexandra David-Néel only mentions "cotton undergarments" as an indication of what she wore under her long cotton shirt. To keep my clothes as authentic as I can, I will be finding the early 1900s equivalent to anything like this that isn't full...

November 2, 2017

I'm really pleased to announce that the charity I will be raising money for is Freedom Kit Bags!

Many girls and women from rural and low-income areas of Nepal don’t have access to disposable sanitary products, and even if they did the amount of rubbish pollution pr...