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John Blashford-Snell

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Gustav Temple meets the legendary explorer whose adventures have taken him across all seven continents, as well as into the heartlands of Britain to help the nation’s underprivileged. You had a special travel suit adapted by Norton & Sons. Could you explain the details?It was to suit all seasons, for use in the tropics, the…

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Explorer: The Life of Ranulph Fiennes

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Gustav Temple reviews the new biopic about Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the world’s greatest living explorer. The Chap had the privilege of interviewing Sir Ranulph Fiennes for CHAP Winter 20, in which he discussed some of his many expeditions and the highs and lows of his truncated career in the army and the SAS. Now this…

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes

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Gustav Temple meets the man declared by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s greatest explorer, to discuss climbing Everest and the Eiger while suffering from vertigo, discovering the Lost City of Ubar, being kicked out of the SAS for blowing up civilian property and using a sextant to navigate at the South Pole.…

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Great British Rum

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Gustav Temple nosedives into rums that don’t come from where they used to come from, because they are either made or refined right here on these craggy shores. Over the last decade or so, rum has been slowly shaking off its old reputation as something to swill in discotheques mixed with Coca-Cola. But only recently…

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The new edition: CHAP Winter 20

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Our Winter 2020 edition features an extensive interview with Sir Ranulph Fiennes, who discusses how he switched from a long career in the army to the life of an explorer, his discovery of the lost city of Ubar, how he got kicked out the SAS and how he tried to cure his vertigo by climbing…

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