Exploration

Impact goes beyond profit

Impact goes beyond profit. This is a key theme that emerges from the podcast episode 125 featuring Lucy Constable Fernandez, Managing Director of Raleigh International. In the conversation, Lucy discusses the transition of Raleigh International from a charity to a limited company, highlighting the importance of maintaining the organisation’s vision, mission, and positive impact on…

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Training is essential for space exploration success

Training is essential for success in any field, but perhaps nowhere is it more crucial than in the realm of space exploration. As described in podcast episode 120 with Robert Thirsk, astronauts undergo rigorous and extensive training to prepare them for the challenges they will face in space. From basic training to mission-specific training, astronauts…

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Education transforms lives and communities

One of the key themes that emerges from Kate Leeming’s story on episode 118 of the podcast is the transformative power of education. Throughout her expeditions, Kate consistently seeks to make a difference in the places she travels through, particularly in the lives of children and communities affected by various challenges. Education becomes the vehicle…

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Polar Explorer receives Honorary Fellowship from the Royal Scottish Geographical Society

The Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) was delighted to present Honorary Fellowship of the Society to adventurer Sue Stockdale, in recognition of her achievements in exploration and her commitment to inspire others. Sue, who has travelled across the globe for her adventures, was awarded her Fellowship at her talk in Galashiels on Tuesday night for…

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Follow your own path

Bruce Parker’s journey in the podcast episode 116 serves as a powerful reminder to follow one’s own path in life. From a young age, Bruce had a passion for music, but he faced opposition from his minister, teachers, and even his own mother, who believed that pursuing music was nothing more than a hobby. Despite…

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Playlist – Adventurers and Explorers

These guests are all adventurers who have tracked, explored and travelled in remote parts of the world. 89. Alex van den Heever is a wildlife tracker and author who worked for many years at the famous Londolozi Game Reserve in South Africa. 84. Myrtle Simpson, legendary adventurer who was the first woman to ski across…

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Transformation begins in the mind

Our Podcast Host Sue Stockdale recently delivered a presentation at the TEDxRoyalHolloway event on the theme of Transformation Begins in the Mind.

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Playlist – Adventurers heading into the unknown

Finding out about others’ adventures can inspire us to step into the unknown ourselves. The idea of new possibilities and things to be discovered can encourage us to take risks, and find out what we are capable of achieving. ¬†We have created an Adventurers heading into the unknown playlist featuring five guests who have all…

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