Other Microlectures

This city girl has gone rural: time on the farm

After a dissertation on the transition to sustainable agriculture, Viola King Forbes immerses herself as a WOOFer (working on organic farms), and explains why we must get to know our farmers.

Last stop in the remote Pacific - Liv Grant

Leading an expedition to the Marquesas Islands to study a rare parrot, Liv Grant treks uninhabited islands, swims shark-filled waters and joins a festival of feathers.

The Wildest Journey: walking the Zambezi – Chaz Powell

Undeterred by local conflict and brutal terrain, Chaz’s source to sea walk along the wildest river was far from easy.

Walking India: the Bay of Bengal to the Arabian Sea - Oli Broadhead

The experiences of a two-month crossing of Southern India: heat stroke, leopards, mountains, mosquitos, sleeping rough, and why it was all completely brilliant.