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Clara Dollmann, sporty feminists of the age, charting the Elbe, Borkum as it is today and... ZEPPELINS! #rotsadventure   #riddleofthesands   #childers   #storytelling  #books #podcast #adventure  
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The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 12: On the Elbe with Sporty Women
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The latest #rotsadventure  podcast is online. Tim (notCarruthers) finally goes sailing. Lloyd (notDavies) gets into island trains. Much talk about cows, horses and seals.

If you like what you hear, help us get out into the wilds in the autumn to make a web show and produce a book - http://unbound.co.uk/books/riddle-of-the-sands

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The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 11: Boats, Trains & Holsteiners
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This week, Lloyd (aka NotDavies) has disappeared on to the Continent, so Tim is sailing solo. Luckily, we recorded a couple of discussions before Lloyd left, interviewed an experienced ocean sailer at a club in London, and also received some gripping material from several Adventure Club members.

We discuss: the size of Carruthers’s luggage (00:34); the search for a Flensburg carpenter (03:50); Kass Schmitt tells us about the perils of a first visit to a ships chandlers and where it might take you (06:08); how to join the Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club (17:50); another visit to a pipe shop and BIG news about the supposedly mythical Raven Mixture (19:15)

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This week, Lloyd (aka NotDavies) has disappeared on to the Continent, so Tim is sailing solo. Luckily, we recorded a couple of discussions before Lloyd left, interviewed an experienced ocean sailer...
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Ahoy! And welcome to The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club. This is an experiment in reading. Deep reading. Real-world reading. Adventurous reading. We're planning to have an adventure by means of...
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"We, as humans, are having to deal with, and possibly master, increasingly complex systems."
A couple of months ago, the Information Age gallery at the Science Museum was officially opened by The Queen. I’m really proud and pleased to have helped devise and create an installation for the Web section of the gallery. The...
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http://www.footballersunited.co.uk  is on the BBC Home Page right next to Portillo's lovely lime jacket #winning
Footballers United is a unique, new telling of how football and friendship got people fighting. From top of the league to mired in the trenches – find out how Scotland’s top footballers gave up an unassailable league lead to fight. Discover how the women of Scotland took their place in factories and on the pitch – only to then face a 50 year football ban.
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Come and watch the 1979 version of 'Riddle of the Sands' with us at Arthur Beale on July 2. There will be grog: http://riddleofthesands.net/wordpress/2015/06/23/a-pilot-version-of-the-film-club-arthur-beale-july-2-from-1830/ …
We're delighted to confirm that a showing of the 1979 movie version of The Riddle of the Sands, starring Michael York, Simon MacCorkindale and Jenny Agutter, is going to be put on by Arthur Beale, ...
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http://timwright.typepad.com/main/2015/05/please-support-the-riddle-of-the-sands-adventure-club-on-unbound-we-cant-do-this-without-your-help.html

Our mission is to take the classic spy & sailing novel ‘The Riddle of the Sands’ out into the wilds of northern Germany and follow the route of the story as closely as possible from day to day. And when we get back, we want to publish a book about our adventures. But we can’t do the trip, or produce the month-long web show, or publish the book, without your support.

We need you to pledge to this project at http://unbound.co.uk/books/riddle-of-the-sands.
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Join the Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club today: http://riddleofthesands.net/wordpress/how-to-join-in/
 
In this episode, we discover the addictive delights of pipe smoking, track down a place where we might all go and learn how to shoot, discuss the portability of Rippingille stoves and mourn the fate of Dresden  – and then, bathed in a nicotine haze, we cover a range of ‘Club Business’ items. From Hugh Childers setting us straight about his grandfather through to the near-universal love of Arthur Beale (although Aunt Liz prefers ‘The Welsh Harp’…?) and on to themed biscuits, membership badges, the sizing of rigging screws and the delightful offer of day’s small boat sailing in the Dengie peninsula. Surely you want to join the Club now.

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Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club Podcast 2: Guns & Pipes
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A new project by me and +Lloyd Shepherd 
What better way to celebrate the launch of the The Riddle of the Sands Adventure Club than with our first pilot podcast. In it you’ll hear us – Lloyd and Tim – discuss what we’re up to with this ad...
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Over a year after Somethin’ Else and I first pitched the concept to the BBC, Footballers United is finally out there. Exciting!

It’s the story of the legendary Hearts football team who gave up glory on the pitch to go and fight in the war in 1914-18. It’s also the story of the women of Scotland who loved football, and who found freedom and independence (well, a bit anyway) through playing the beautiful game as members of war munitions factory football teams.

http://timwright.typepad.com/main/2014/12/footballers-united-surface-depth-in-online-documentary-drama.html
Over a year after Somethin’ Else and I first pitched the concept to the BBC, Footballers United is finally out there. Exciting! It’s the story of the legendary Hearts football team who gave up glory on the pitch to go...
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A few weeks back, Andy, Lloyd and I decided to emulate the late, great Roger ‘Syd’ Barrett, by walking out of London and heading for Cambridge - see previous post. We took three days, and covered 50 miles or so...
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    digital writer, 1999 - present
  • NoHo Digital, EMAP
    1995 - 1998
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digital writer, new media producer, moon golfer and maker of #transmediacompote
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    1977 - 1982
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