Breaking with convention

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Annie Smith Peck

In 1895 Annie Smith Peck succeeded in climbing the Matterhorn. This was a remarkable achievement. One of the highest and deadliest mountains in the Alps the Matterhorn hadn’t been conquered … Read More

Never give in

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Burnt gates

When the gates of Chris Packham’s home were burnt down by masked men, he responded by saying ‘whoever you are, you burnt down the wrong gates. I cannot and will … Read More

Insane courage

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Insane courage

‘Sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage’. That’s the advice that single dad Benjamin gives to his son Dylan in the 2011 film We bought a Zoo. Struggling … Read More