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Nepal - is disaster frequent in Nepal?

  • By Richard Tarran
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Back in 1993 I set off on an intrepid trek on behalf of the Gurkha Welfare Trust high up into a remote area of the Nepalese Himalayas. I was a Marine Engineer familiar with the challenges the open ocean can present to fragile man made systems. The highest mountain I had climbed was Ben Nevis in Scotland at around 4000 feet. I found myself  in deepest Western Nepal well off the tourist routes accompanied by 4 Nepalese porters. A bit like a character in the old film the Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines I spent the first 3 days simultaneously walking and reading a book entitled 'How to design gravity feed fresh water systems'. Over a month I single handedly surveyed and designed 3 systems for villages with no formal water supply system. 

So what? 

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Moore's Law - are you up to speed?

  • By Richard Tarran
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Back in 1996 I bought my first mobile phone - it was huge. I spent 16 years in the Royal Navy and never had a work computer in fact I bought my own laptop in Hong Kong and used it for work - no one I knew in UK had one. I still had a brick computer at home until 3 years ago. I now have a MacBook, 2 iPads and an iPhone. So what? Read on....Click here to view PDF file

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Dates released for March 2016 Morocco trek

  • By Richard Tarran
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The next trek to the Atlas mountain of Morocco to trek up the highest mountain in North Africa is 17th -22nd September 2015. The dates have just been released for the 10th - 15th March 2016 trek.

To register an interest in either trek simply fill in a contact form on www.morocco-guides.com

http://morocco-guides.com/Contact

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A Story of Engaging the Disbelievers

  • By Richard Tarran
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Engaging your team - when faced with change, as a leader, just who do you focus your finite time and energy on in order to engage as many of your team members as possible? When I was a small boy I was always intrigued by a small stain glassed window of a pagan priest in a local church. Consider this story……Click here to view PDF file

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