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Paul Rose on Rohantime

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For September, Paul Rose the man that has made exploration his lifelong career has been talking to Rohantime. Paul talks about his life as a professional diver, polar guide, mountaineer, expedition leader, yachtsman and instructor traverse Antarctica, Greenland, and several oceans, broadcaster and author.… Read more

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Paul Rose talks to Rohantime

Paul Rose taken by Ian Kellett

Englishman Paul Rose has made exploration his lifelong career. The exploits of this dynamic professional diver, polar guide, mountaineer, expedition leader, yachtsman and instructor traverse Antarctica, Greenland, and several oceans. Driven to discover and experience the Earth’s wonders at first hand, he is also motivated to share his adventures and observations in some of the planet’s most extreme places as an author, television broadcaster and public speaker.… Read more

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Soap Box – Rose Tinted Glasses


The Future – Through Rose Coloured Glasses.
“It can’t possibly be as bad as it looks”. My son, Scott, has heard me say those words for all of his 31 years and when the occasion demands it, is quick to remind me of the times when they were soon followed by me arriving battered, bruised, grazed, but not noticeably wiser at the top (or bottom!) of a rock climb.… Read more

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My Favourite Activity – Diving

Paul Breathhold dive

I was finally a diver and still am!

Diving! I grew up in Elm Park, Essex and was generally hopeless at school. I remember the early 1960s when my life’s heroes were in their prime; Hans Haas was using military diving gear to film his fabulous shark documentaries; Mike Nelson was up to his neck in Sea Hunt adventures saving downed jet pilots, and beautiful women were hiring Mike for diving lessons; and Jacques Cousteau had invented SCUBA diving, written the Silent World and was exploring the world’s seas on the ultimate diving expedition on Calypso.… Read more

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Ambleside Outdoor Festival


The Inaugural Ambleside Outdoor Festival.
Most of us don’t need an excuse for a visit to The Lakes
Just in case….Here is a special date for your diary
September 16th – 19th 2010 Ambleside, The Lake District
the event is the very first Ambleside Outdoor Festival.… Read more