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Belinda Kirk – Rowing Around The UK

While down the pub with friends, Belinda Kirk decided it would be a lark to row around Great Britain. Nobody would have noticed if she had quietly forgotten her promise the next morning. Except she didn’t. So accompanied by the … Continue reading

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Martin Couzins – Cycle lanes. Designed not to be used.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkqPyDhVY5A] The “nudge” was the political notion of last summer – getting people to do what you want by gentle prompting them to do it themselves, rather than forcing them. On that line, committed cyclist Martin Couzins points out, … Continue reading

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Andy Sloan – Iran vs Iraq: at football

What do you do if you see a match fixture between two countries that have previously been at war and which are both headed by regimes that might be considered “not on the best of terms” with that of your … Continue reading

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Margaret Bowling – Rowing the Atlantic

“I know, I’m going to row the Atlantic” sounds like the kind of idea you have at the wrong end of the evening, forgotten the next day. Margaret Bowling didn’t forget about it – she went ahead and did it. … Continue reading

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Vashti Richards – Changing a life with a loan

Vashti Richards spoke about the great charity she set up to raise finance for people who need it most. Find out more at Deki.org.uk

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