The crew of the Heraclitus talk to ISF

The crew of the Heraclitus talk to ISF

About the Heraclitus The Research Vessel Heraclitus is a ferro-cement ship modelled on a Chinese junk which has been sailing the world’s seas for over forty years as a ‘floating platform for scientific studies, ecological understanding and multicultural, multidisciplinary projects’. Its expeditions, workshops and training programmes are designed to champion...

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Erik Weihenmayer - ‘I can hear rocks and trees and even space’

Erik Weihenmayer - ‘I can hear rocks and trees and even space’

About Erik Weihenmayer On 25th May 2001, Erik Weihenmayer summited Everest. Little more than a year later he had completed the ‘Seven Summits’ – scaling the highest mountain in every continent. The achievement would have been impressive for anyone. But for Erik it was all the more remarkable… because Erik...

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Jamie Tinklepaugh - ‘I have been inspired by stories as long as I can remember’

Jamie Tinklepaugh - ‘I have been inspired by stories as long as I can remember’

About Jamie Tinklepaugh In 2015, Jamie Tinklepaugh embarked on a journey from London to Hong Kong by train, accompanied by his father, Peter. In 2018 Jamie’s book about his experiences on that voyage, Wheeling East, was published, documenting with text, photos and Peter’s artwork his many fascinating encounters along the...

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Ian McEwan - ‘We know perfectly well how to be good’

Ian McEwan - ‘We know perfectly well how to be good’

About Ian McEwan Ian McEwan is an internationally acclaimed author who has won numerous literary awards, including the Man Booker, the Somerset Maughan and the James Tait Black Memorial prizes. He was awarded a CBE in 2000. Several of his novels have been turned into films, including Atonement, On Chesil...

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