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Scrapbook: joy-filled Friday

In Outbound by Claire

This week I have been very very cold. Then I rediscovered my winter kit and became very very smug and subsequently very very sweaty. London has been reminding everyone that it does in fact know what winter is and it’s very good at it, thank you very much. Here, warm …

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Scrapbook: all the beautiful places

In Outbound by Claire

A bumper edition this week and my favourite section is ‘beautiful things’, filled with a plethora of videos from around the world that make the world look appropriately stunning. That, combined with what’s effectively Lonely Planet’s new guide of ‘hot cities for 2016’ – a concept that’s always interesting – …

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Outbound: Hygge, Norwegian roads, living under the sea and some mental bike adventures

In Outbound by Claire

Between Norwegian mountains, Berlin exploring, new freelance work and cycling from London to Paris in 24 hours this week, the last month or two have been busy. Not bereft of actual time to sit and work on the site, but the feeling of constant movement is both brilliant and easy …

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Outbound: change your life story

In Outbound by Claire

Last weekend Edinburgh blew my mind. I found myself on the four and a half hour train with Alan Watts murmuring merrily in my ear about how humankind is all just wavy and wiggly, tapping out some words on my thoughts about adventures and brains. Mine, specifically. Edinburgh, meanwhile, was …

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Outbound: new and improved

In Outbound by Claire

This week I went to hear Nils Frahm play at the 6Music Proms at the gorgeous, ridiculous, wonderful Royal Albert Hall last week. And oh my god he was good. He also played the piano insides with some toilet brushes, too (the most excellent-sounding toilet brushes to date). Use this …

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Outbound: day dreaming, adventures and philosophy

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I’ve just moved house. As such, this is a very short intro because cardboard boxes have temporarily taken over my life, but the stories below are some of my favourite adventurey stories from around the web in quite a while – especially where it all goes a bit philosophy towards …

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Outbound: magic train rides, electrocuting wood and bibliotherapy

In Outbound by Claire

Simon Artmitage, poet and walker (often combining the two) was recently on BBC 6 Music talking about his route along the South West Coast Path. He’d often stop in to pubs where groups of people waited, expecting him to have wild, exciting worldly thoughts at the end of each day. …

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Outbound: Japanese forest bathing and adventures closer to home

In Outbound by Claire

Find a bunch of adventures, stories and good nonsense below. In this post, ‘Outbound’, a roundup of links that I put together every two weeks or so, there’s a Japanese name for the feeling of ‘forest bathing’: heading out to the countryside to snag some restorative, healing head zen. How …

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Outbound: get banned from an island, map geekery & build an out-of-this world campervan

In Outbound by Claire

It’s late at night, and I’ve just returned from running a marathon in Copenhagen and wheeling about enjoying their bike life. I’ve pulled together this week’s roundup of adventurey links and love it. They’re such a strange mix, from getting banned on an island to gorgeous skateboarding, or a campervan …

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