Berghaus – Live for Adventure

Berghaus – Live for Adventure

Award-winning international film & speaker event sharing the best stories in adventure. 15 – 18 November 2018. Kendal Mountain Festival 15-18th November Kendal, Cumbria, UK. Featuring our sponsors Berghaus. Saturday 17th November 2018 Berghaus Women in Adventure...

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Up and Over – Team Training

Up and Over – Team Training

Due to ‘unanticipated circumstances’ as they say in the FO, Team TAK find themselves waiting for the postponed permit to cross the Taklamakan Desert. But there are no plans for idleness. In late November, the training continues and to keep motivated, the team of 5 men...

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Serious Professionals

Serious Professionals

One of the TAK team owns the best Fitness & Gym Centre in East Anglia and one of the Centres services is First Aid. Here we see two team members being given a refresher course on ‘Dave the Dumb’ by Lee Watts, the centres owner and former Paratrooper, who together with...

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The Talents of Cat Vinton

The Talents of Cat Vinton

Lucky enough to win the talents of CAT A bit of legend in the world of expedition photography, the supremely talented Cat Vinton joins the team of women crossing the Desert of Death. The Taklamakan Anglo-Chinese Expedition will test her skills. "She is driven by an...

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A World Without Bees

A World Without Bees

A World without Bees The China Exploration & Research Society (CERS) have been collaborating with the Ung Yay College of Hong Kong in the making of animation films. Watch this poignant animation film showing the plight of our Bee population. CERS/YUNG YAU COLLEGE...

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The Eric Hotung Medal

The Eric Hotung Medal

Rosie Awarded the Eric Hotung Medal 2017 at Scientific Exploration Society   Climate change and the reports from NASA showing the North Ice Cap turning from white to blue seems to confirm the likelihood that record set by Rosie Stancer on her ‘North Pole Solo’...

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China Loves England!

China Loves England!

China Loves London - A Video from China Television Whilst training for my next expedition to cross the Taklamakan Desert in China I was asked to appear on a short - China Loves London - Video to show how Great Britain is loved! 

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The Mayfair Collective

The Mayfair Collective

The Mayfair Collective The Woman’s Space celebrates & facilitates women of achievement - with Jo Malone speaking about the issues facing women today - 5 Carlos Place, Mount Street, London W1. Could there be a more appropriate time to launch a women-only co-working...

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Expedition in China

Expedition in China

The route of The Taklamakan Anglo-Chinese Expedition 2018 will cross from east to western China, some 1000KM through the Taklamakan Desert. Setting off in 2019 a team of like-minded individuals will take on the challenge of crossing The Taklamakan Desert in Central...

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Sands of The Taklamakan Desert

Sands of The Taklamakan Desert

The Taklamakan Expedition’s Iconic Symbol - The Sands of the Desert are captured in these wonderful Hourglasses made by Lasvit and designed by Alan Chan Design world-renowned glass manufacturer LASVIT and design company Alan Chan Design - only 5 are available. The...

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The Team & China

The Team & China

My forthcoming expedition will be a joint Anglo-Sino project, into and across the interior of the Taklamakan desert which has a fearsome reputation and is not for the faint of heart. The Taklamakan desert has a fearsome reputation as China’s largest desert. Many have...

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Weights for Those Who Wait

Weights for Those Who Wait

Expert training regime ahead - Wait for those weights. LW Fitness 4all Training session this week. [Lee Watts of LW Fitness4all Specialist Gym](https://lwfitness4all.co.uk/ "")

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Taklamakan Anglo Chinese Expedition 2017

Taklamakan Anglo Chinese Expedition 2017

Alan Yau, Park Chinois, Cerno Capital and the Taklamakan Anglo Chinese Expedition 2017 When speaking to a number of guests at a lunch hosted by Cerno Capital recently, I was lucky enough to be interviewed by Laura Winter who as a sports journalist, presenter and event...

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Special Olympics GB

Special Olympics GB

Special Olympics Great Britain’s National Summer Games 2017 Special Olympics Great Britain’s National Summer Games is the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities. As the flagship event, it is held every 4 years and represents a...

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What question did I ask Goldie Hawn?

What question did I ask Goldie Hawn?

I halt in an unusually calm and quiet room with Goldie Hawn and later ask questions about MindUp in her Lecture hosted by The Pure Land Foundation.   Fraught race to China Exchange in Soho where I arrived stressed out and screeched to halt in an unusually calm...

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Need a Tow Anyone?

Need a Tow Anyone?

When your car breaks down and it needs a tow! Training and Photography with Martin Hartley can be a whole load of fun especially when the vehicle breaks down. This was an exercise we carried out back in January of this year - the 4x4 wasn't loaded with passengers....

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OK Load Me Up!

OK Load Me Up!

The Joy of choosing the right Camels for the Taklamakan Anglo-Chinese Expedition and what to look out for. How many kilometres can a camel walk over the Dunes of the Taklamakan Desert without stopping to drink?

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Night of Adventure Speaking Event

Night of Adventure Speaking Event

2020 Vision at 'Night of Adventure 2016' in aid of Hope & Homes for Children Some explorers, daredevils and pioneers shared their stories of exploration, escapism and wonder at the sell-out event. The speakers were limited to just 20 slides to accompany the tales,...

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Making Tracks

Making Tracks

Making tracks for the Deer whilst filming Rosie training in Scotland for BBC In between filming on the set of 'BBC Countryfile Winter Special' episode, during a training session in the Cairngorms, Scotland - Winter 2016. Rosie obligingly makes easy tracks with her...

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The Queen of Opera and Bianca Jagger

The Queen of Opera and Bianca Jagger

Renee Fleming, the Strauss Soprano of all time and Bianca Jagger in conversation for the Pureland Foundation one snowy evening this winter in London at the China Exchange. The Pureland Foundation pulls off another coup with an interview with Renee Fleming, the soprano...

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