Rosie Watson is currently running from the UK to Asia for The New Story Run, searching for stories of new ways of living, working and meeting our needs in a time of climate crisis. In this unflinching long read, she reflects on how we can use COVID-19 positively, to build a sustainable outdoor community.
Jini Reddy is a travel writer and journalist. Her new book, Wanderland, charts her search for the magical, unorthodox and Other in the British landscape. It recently made her the first writer of colour to be longlisted for the Wainwright Prize.
Michal Iwanowski is a documentary photographer. He grew up in Poland but has been working and living in Wales since 2001. In 2018, for Go Home Polish, he walked 1900km from Wales to Poland, exploring the idea of 'home' in response to the Brexit debate and xenophobic graffiti he had seen in Wales. Sam chatted with Michal about the trip, his images, long-distance walking and home.
Jennie Savage is a public artist and curator who seeks to transform people’s perception of place. Her work takes many forms, from the personal to the political. Her projects include maps, audio walks, a bus tour, public interventions, a radio station, a cinema for the sea, publications, films and other online works. Sam spoke with her about her work, maps, the value of getting lost and exploring familiar UK places in new ways.