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Gain inspiration, impact your world. Journey with me: Karen, adventurer and Paralympic athlete. Read my travel and wellbeing blog posts, and hopefully you will discover something new; maybe help yourself and the world to become a little better…

“Déjame a mi!” he cries, “Leave me to me!”. He wobbles on the swirling tide, his wide wedge of shoulders ready to topple. If he learned the technique they would be a powerful engine, but he is deaf to our instructor’s words. Read more

Questions of climate change press heavier on me than ever before, surely enhanced by my experience of cycling the length of Australia’s longest river, the Murray, last year. Long droughts, less rainfall, higher temperatures and increased salinity are leaving ecosystems in the river basin there very damaged and fragile. Read more

I am an apparent ‘overachiever’: current Paralympic Champion in handcycling; once World Paratriathlon Champion and World Trail-Orienteering Champion, a seeker of challenge ; an adventurer.  Read more