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Tim Moss

Tim Moss has supported over 100 expeditions across all seven continents. He has climbed new mountains, crossed a desert on foot and recently cycled 13,000 miles around the world. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society London and a Guinness World Record Holder. He aims to encourage more people to live adventurously. Read more...


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    Beautiful :)

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    Why don’t you have a baby?

    When you wake each morning you will be in a room. You will know where you are but you may struggle to remember what day it is.

    You will not be camped in a roadside picnic area, petrol station forecourt or someone’s back yard. You will be in a bedroom possibly sleeping in yesterday’s clothes.

    Your belongings will not fill cupboards or drawers. Instead they will be in piles scattered across the floor.

    Morning tea will be served with caffeine and sugar– you will need both. You’ll just push a button but you cannot be sure you will get to drink it. There will be many undrunk cups of tea.

    It will be appropriate to rapidly consume an entire family sized pumpkin pie, especially for breakfast.

    In months to come the decision of what to wear will be dictated by what is not in the wash.

    Sunrise and nightfall will be of no relevance. The length of your days will be determined by your offspring.

    When all this is over, dinners may be cooked with multiple burners, prepared with multiple knives and eaten with multiple utensils. Or you could just have a pot noodle.

    You will no longer meet new people every day. You will spend a lot of time talking to a small gurgling creature.

    You will be forced to exercise, carrying the baby around all day. Your body will constantly ache and at the end of the day you would sleep soundly if only the baby would let you.

    Life will be more complicated.

    So, perhaps in a year you’d look back with a tear but you wouldn’t change it for the world.

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      Tim Moss

      Superb. Thank you Caroline.

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      Brilliant, completely true

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    Nancy Williams

    Brilliant, Caroline! Love it.

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    Beautiful tim, it sounds like you’ve had a truly amazing experience but also sounds like you are ready for a rest. Looking forward to hopefully seeing you and that beard at some point soon.

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      Tim Moss

      I reckon you’ve got it about right Lianne. Certainly looking forward to seeing you soon!

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    This blows me away Tim. You guys have achieved something beyond what I can even imagine. Awesome, in every way!

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      Tim Moss

      Thanks Ana! Hopefully see you soon.

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    Sharon Tomlinson

    Lovely Tim, and Caroline response made me laugh out loud! So so true.
    Looking forward to having you both home…….perhaps minus the beard Tim?

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      Tim Moss

      Thanks Sharon. See you soon and, don’t worry, the beard does not have long left to live.


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