Season’s Greetings!

Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, and whoever you are spending this Christmas period with, I hope you are and all who are dear to you are having a wonderful time. But realising that there will also be many for whom a happy holiday is not an option – if poverty, sickness, bereavement, depression, or the difficulties of life in general, mean that this … Continued

MBE: Talking Ocean Rowing with the Future King of Great Britain

You’ll have noticed that I don’t often blog on personal subjects these days, preferring instead to focus on my three pet topics of Adventure, Inspiration, and Environment, but I think you’ll want to hear about this. Yesterday I went with my mother, sister, and partner Howard, to Buckingham Palace to collect my MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire). The award itself was … Continued

Revving up for Relaunch

This summer is an exciting time for me. With another book in the pipeline, due out 15th October, I’m revamping my website and getting my house in order, ready to hit the ground running (or the water rowing). I’m going to take August as a break from blogging – not that I won’t be busy writing behind the scenes, but I’d like to take a … Continued

Pacific Revisited: Disaster Minus 3

To herald the publication of my next book, Stop Drifting, Start Rowing: One Woman’s Search for Happiness and Meaning Alone on the Pacific, I am revisiting some of my blogs from the Pacific crossing, adding a postscript either with additional details or a kind of “if I’d known then what I know now….” comment. Day 8: What Was I Thinking? Roz Savage 19 Aug 2007, The … Continued

Pacific Revisited: Day 4

To herald the publication of my next book, Stop Drifting, Start Rowing: One Woman’s Search for Happiness and Meaning Alone on the Pacific, I am revisiting some of my blogs from the Pacific crossing, adding a postscript either with additional details or a kind of “if I’d known then what I know now….” comment. I seem to have got a bit confused on my chronology around … Continued