Where is Brendan Rendall?

Who? I met Brendan just over two years ago when I was volunteering at FISS (FOMO Independent Senior School) in Mulanje, Malawi. At that time he was preparing to run the length of Malawi to raise funds for a much needed art and science block for the school. He was supported by Emma Timmis and he raised the money he […]

Luxor

To a geographer the word meander means a bend in the river found in the middle course. Some great civilisations have settled up close to these bends and none more so than the likes of Luxor on the great River Nile which can be viewed from a cruising river ship. Highly knowledgeable Egyptologists  such as Abdul-Wahab Mohamed bring these areas to […]

My five top wonders of the world.

There can be no definitive top five  wonders of the world list …..oh there would be the usual contenders of Grand Canyon, Statue of Liberty e.t.c. but then not everyone would have the opportunity to see them let alone agree with a top five list. It also begs the question top five natural wonders of the […]

Emma Timmis adventurer

Nearly two years ago I was volunteering at a secondary school run and operated by Friends of Mulanje Orphans in Malawi  and I was lucky enough to meet fellow English woman  the lovely Emma Timmis who was accompanying Brendan Rendall as he ran the length of Malawi. She travelled to Mulanje with him and spent time getting to know about […]

Do you have a travel wish list?

  I don’t want to lecture anyone about having a list but was flicking through Lonely Planet Traveller  – One Planet 100 Experiences Guide (in association with British Airways) and it got me thinking about ‘bucket lists’ ‘the travel list’ ‘places I want to go list’ and realise that for many travel is not all about ticking countries or […]

Brendan Rendall – Africa Coast to Coast 2018

In June 2015 I had the good fortune to meet Brendan Rendall and Emma Timmis  whilst volunteering at FISS Friends of Malawi Independent Senior School in the rural area of Mulanje an hour and a half’s journey from Blantyre. Brendan was there preparing for his run a few weeks later. This run was no jog! It was a run of […]