Alastair Humphreys – Adventure writer talks about the freedom of storytelling

Alastair Humphreys is one of the country’s greatest adventurers. As well as expeditions like cycling around the world, walking across India and rowing the Atlantic, Alastair was named as a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year for his pioneering work on the concept of ‘microadventures’, encouraging people to get outside and out of their comfort-zone.

He has written ten books about his adventures. During this episode, we talk about ‘My Midsummer Morning’, his journey busking across Spain with a violin, little musical talent, and inspiration from Laurie Lee.

We chat about his strange methods of editing, why he’s quite routined and regimented, and why deep down… he hates writing.

You can grab a copy of ‘My Midsummer Morning’, here –

Also, listen to Alastair’s fantastic podcasts, here –

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