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Advice for ‘Starting Something You Love’ – #19: Ripley Davenport

At the beginning of 2011 we started a campaign called Start Something You Love. We kicked it off on 19th January with our big Esc winter party in front of 600 people at Guanabara bar in central London.

We are now following it up with 365 bits of advice from real people who are doing interesting and inspirational things with their lives. And we asked them all the same question:

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ESC’S QUESTION: “HOW CAN I START SOMETHING I LOVE?”

RIPLEY’S ANSWER:

You can probably think of and find a million things that will stop you from doing what you want but it’s that one small thing that makes a difference. That’s what you have to stare at and seize.

There are been many inspirational and experienced individuals that have assisted and aided my planning. To list them would take an eternity but I acknowledge their input and gratefully pay it forward to others. Helping others is the key element in adventure and exploration and although the friendship circuit can seem closed off to outsiders, in general most will be more than happy to help.

Walking solo across Mongolia – 2011

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NOW DO THREE THINGS: