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Leadership…and Hiking

Standard, July 12, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Hey…remember when I trekked into the remote community in Mexico to check out the great work that The Hunger Project have been doing there? A big part of my involvement was going on a self discovery journey, and unlocking my leadership skills (who would’ve thought little old me would be standing up at the Australian […]

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Hiking, Bushwalking & Exploring: What’s Next?

Standard, February 10, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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When I first started this blog about 18 months ago, it was really just a way to share my hiking stories with others. I’ve always loved writing (I always kept a diary growing up, plus English and English Literature were my favourite subjects at school), and it seemed like the perfect way to share my […]

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Mt Kilimanjaro – Not Once, Not Twice, but Three Times

Standard, February 2, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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‘When I was 120 pounds heavier, I would have settled for standing in the cold comfort of an open refrigerator, searching for something to saturate what I was feeling at that moment: happy, sad, fearful, lonely, anything. I’d even clink through the condiment shelf, seeing if there were any maraschino cherries left. I’d eat anything […]

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The Difference 2 Years Can Make

Standard, January 4, 2016, samlcook, 0 Views 0 Comments
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Two years ago today (I know this because Facebook told me), I left my corporate job. Two years ago today I was a very different person. Two years ago today I hadn’t had a decent night sleep in about 3 years. I was in the strong and sweeping current of a marriage separation (and all […]

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