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The Anatomy of a Kickstarter

In May this year we raised $337k on Kickstarter for the launch of the Handbook. It seemed like a healthy sum. But what does it take …

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17 Sep 2017

In: Tokyo
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The Field Study Handbook, Launched

22 May 2017

Decided to launch TFSH as a Kickstarter. Seven days to go. There are unusual rewards. Buy it here.
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The Art of Gifting Tibetan Viagra

14 Aug 2016

In: China, Locations, Yushu
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A short piece written for Roads & Kingdoms titled The Art of Gifting Tibetan Viagra.
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Mobile / Home Theory

19 Apr 2015

In: Cultural Norms, Myanmar
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Photo credit: Venetia Tay. In cultures where guests are frequently invited into the home, the home is the dominant mechanism for communicating stories about ourselves, what …
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The Psychology of Packing

19 Apr 2015

Why the way you pack shapes your journey For many travellers wheeled luggage is the most efficient way of getting from known-A to known-B. The reality …
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100 Questions for the Young Creative

01 Mar 2015

In: Tokyo
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What question do you wish you’d asked earlier in your careers? Read: 100 Questions for the Young* Creative. * or young at heart.
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Outside Looking In

08 Feb 2015

In: Chengdu, Cultural Norms
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Your world view depending on whether you’re inside or outside of the bubble. Passing through Chengdu.
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13 Dec 2014

In: Oman, Salalah
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After a month flat out, decomp.
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Agents of Change

13 Dec 2014

In: Today's Office
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Running a project in the middle east this past month.
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SDR Traveller

21 Oct 2014

In: Salar de Uyuni
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I’m pleased to announce the launch of SDR Traveller and the D3 Duffel. Some of you have seen glimpses of D3 prototypes over the past three …
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