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My name is David Charles and I’m a writer and outdoor instructor. I’m co-writer of BBC Radio sitcom Foiled. I also write for The Bike Project, the Center for International Forestry Research and Thighs of Steel.

In the summer of 2020 I completed one third of my second bike ride around Britain. This time I’m doing it in stages – and with a bugle. I’ve published two travel books: one about hitchhiking to Ben Nevis and another about my first cycle around Britain in 2011. Occasionally I edit other people’s books about adventure and activism.

Every Friday I send good people like you my near legendary newsletter. You can read (and even search) past emails from the full archive on Substack. I publish another semi-regular newsletter about reading called Books Make Books.

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