Monthly Archives: August 2016

In Praise of Risk Assessment – by Edward Chapman

I completed my adventure hiking the Scottish National Trail from Milngavie (near Glasgow) to Cape Wrath, the most north westerly part of the UK mainland. The last part on the Cape Wrath Trail was tough and made even harder by bad weather. At times I was in a very hostile environment and it is no…
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WAMATA – People in Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Tanzania

WAMATA is an organisation established by members of the community living on the shores of Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi). WAMATA aims to tackle the spread and impact of HIV/AIDS, which is particularly prevalent in the local area. The two main reasons for the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the local area are a lack of…
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Basic needs and Scottish wild camping – by Edward Chapman

I've been wandering about the wilds of Scotland for over three weeks and am enjoying the solitude, but I've not had any great philosophical insights. I've not discovered the meaning of life or 'found' myself. I have, however, a much greater understanding of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. His basic premise was that unless you have…
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