No message, no swim.
When you have purpose,
everything becomes possible.
We have failed our children if we hand them an unsustainable planet.
The moments that
challenge us the most,
To find lasting peace between people, we must first make peace with nature.
The power to make a difference comes in believing in something greater than yourself.
A negotiation should never become a battle, it’s an exploration. Nothing ever happens
if you don’t visualise it first.
The boldest measures
are always the safest.
We're in a race against time to save our oceans.
Sailing in rough seas is one thing. Swimming in them is another.
We were far out to sea in the English Channel, 32 days into the Long Swim, with a long way to go to Dover.
I was swimming past the Isle of Wight in a serious storm and the light was fading fast. Our yacht was surging away from me in the strong winds. The swells were so big that, even if I caught up with her, I didn’t know how I would get back onboard.
That’s when it hit me: getting your message heard can be hard work.
The "economy" is ultimately our material relationship with each other and with the rest of the living world. We have to decide whether we want that relationship to be based on extraction and exploitation, or on reciprocity and care.
"Having orbited Earth in a spacecraft, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it!" – this was Yuri Gagarin 60 years ago today after he became the first human to reach space 🚀🧑🚀🇷🇺🌍