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The final Adventure Club podcast covers the sail to Ostmahorn (no longer possible), getting back to Blighty (3 days late), the Dutch folk sceneof the 70s, people who fall overboard at sea and changing attitudes to suicide. #podcast   #podcasting   #books   #adventure   #literature   #rotsadventure   #riddleofthesands   #childers  
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Take a look at https://unbound.co.uk/books/riddle-of-the-sands - and please tell your friends.

Just £25 will get you a beautiful book, an audiobook and access to a month-long online adventure.
 
We've made a new video for our Unbound campaign: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fF8Ww5_b8g

Take a look at https://unbound.co.uk/books/riddle-of-the-sands - and please tell your friends.

Just £25 will get you a beautiful book, an audiobook and access to a month-long online adventure.

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The mission is far from over. If anything, the death of Bowie should spur us on. Even in his last weeks, Bowie was dressing up, rehearsing the journey towards death by lying in a bed blindfold, walking backwards into a wardrobe and closing the door. #bowie   #golfonthemoon   #davidbowie  #golf #moon 
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Rowing in the fog, birdwatching on a sandbank, holidaying with the Chancellor, sitting down to a German dinner party. It's all here...
 
We’re now at the most important moment of the book, and the section that could be claimed to have secured the reputation of ‘The Riddle of the Sands’ as one of the greatest British adventure novels of all time. It’s the row to the island of Memmert in a thick fog on October 22: a fantastic feat of navigation and physical strength by our two heroes, Carruthers and Davies.

But can it actually be done? And what of the dinner afterwards at the Dollmans on the Schwannallee in Norderney? This podcast covers amazing feats of dinghy rowing, bird wardens, the holiday exploits of Chancellor von Bülow, and German (and Norwegian) dinner parties.

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The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 22: Rowing to Memmert & Dinner Afterwards by rotscarruthers
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There’s barely a couple of pages covering October 20 in ‘The Riddle of the Sands’, but somehow we’ve managed to create an information-packed podcast out of it. We include a bit of Roman history, ob...
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Support us on Unbound - £25 gets you a hardback book, an audiobook, an e-book and a 1-month online adventure: https://unbound.co.uk/books/riddle-of-the-sands
 
Something for the weekend: latest podcast includes sea invasion, an argument about barges, literary disguises, a 1970s sex comedy & drinks in Dornum with Groucho Marx 

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The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 25: Dornum, Disguises, Ditches & Duck Soup by rotscarruthers
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If you like our podcasts, you'll love the ROTS Handbook - pledge now: unbound.co.uk/books/riddle-of-the-sands
 
Enjoy a lengthy argument about canals in the latest #rotsadventure podcast. Oh, there's also sausage & submarines. 

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The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 24: Esens, Canals & Submarines by rotscarruthers
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"Don't forget to go to Lloyds"
 
At last, #rotsadventure podcast 23! Fast trains to Holland, deep massage in a grand hotel & creepy German engineers. #podcast   #podcasting   #riddleofthesands   #adventure   #books   #reading   #literature   #childers  
After a month of doing proper (paid) jobs, Lloyd NotDavies and Tim NotCarruthers are finally back in the room! It’s October 23 in ‘The Riddle of the Sands’, a day when Carruthers takes advantage of...
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Finally, after months of talking about having an adventure, Lloyd (notDavies) and Tim (notCarruthers) head off to Germany, using The Riddle of the Sands as their guide.

It’s October 2 - 4, both in the book and in the real world. The route is Holtenau to Brunsbüttel. But how does the Germany of today match up to the world of Carruthers and Davies in 1898?

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The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 20: An Adventure on the Kiel Canal by rotscarruthers
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After a summer break, we're back - with stories of pig ballast, Lili Marlene, whisky & pea flour. #rotsadventure #books   #riddleofthesands   #literature   #adventure   #childers   #podcast   #podcasting  
Holidays are now over, and we resume podcasting with a slightly longer than usual show covering two days in the book instead of one. On October 17 and October 18, our heroes Carruthers & Davies...
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the 15th #rotsadventure  podcast
 
At last our heroes Carruthers & Davies arrive at the East Frisian islands. It’s October 15, and, in a curious reversal of roles, Davies is quaffing pink gin in a bar, whilst Carruthers is dealing with intruders on the boat.

In this podcast you can learn why Wangerooge is rarely in the same place in any given century, how to mix a delicious pink gin (with proper German gin), and how the Frisians used dykes, drainage and ‘siels’ to build a nation – and create a stink.

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digital writer, new media producer, moon golfer and maker of #transmediacompote
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  • Greshams
    1977 - 1982
  • University of Cambridge
    English Lit, 1983 - 1986
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    digital writer, 1999 - present
  • NoHo Digital, EMAP
    1995 - 1998
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