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The Thirty-nine Steps by John Buchan
 
The typical action hero with a stiff upper lip whose actions speak louder than his words, a mysterious American who lives in dread of being killed, an anarchist plot to destabilize Greece, a deadly German spy network, a notebook entirely written in code, and all this set in the weeks preceding the outbreak of World War I. The Thirty-nine Steps, by John Buchan is a spy classic entirely worthy of its genre and will delight modern day readers with its complicated plot. It is also notable for be ...
 
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Greenmantle by John Buchan
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Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay’s first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. – Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to ...
 
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Greenmantle (Version 2) by BUCHAN, John
 
Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay’s first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. – Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to ...
 
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Power-House, The by BUCHAN, John
 
The Power-House is a novel by John Buchan, a thriller set in London, England. It was written in 1913, when it was serialised in Blackwood's Magazine, and it was published in book form in 1916. The narrator is the barrister and Tory MP Edward Leithen, who features in a number of Buchan's novels. The urban setting contrasts with that of its sequel, John Macnab, which is set in the Scottish Highlands. The Power-House of the title is an international anarchist organization led by a rich Englishm ...
 
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Huntingtower by BUCHAN, John
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Dickson McCunn, a respectable, newly retired grocer, plans a walking holiday in the hills of south-west Scotland. He meets a young English poet and finds himself in the thick of a plot involving the kidnapping of a Russian princess, who is held prisoner in the rambling mansion, Huntingtower. This modern fairy-tale is also a gripping adventure story. (Summary by Simon Evers)
 
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Greenmantle by BUCHAN, John
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Greenmantle is the second of five Richard Hannay novels by John Buchan, first published in 1916 by Hodder & Stoughton, London. It is one of two Hannay novels set during the First World War, the other being Mr Standfast (1919); Hannay's first and best-known adventure, The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915), is set in the period immediately before the war started. - Hannay is called in to investigate rumours of an uprising in the Muslim world, and undertakes a perilous journey through enemy territory to ...
 
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Prester John by BUCHAN, John
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This classic adventure novel by the author of Greenmantle and The Thirty-Nine Steps relates the first-person exploits of young David Crawfurd before the age of twenty. As a boy growing up on the coast of Scotland, minister's son Davie and two friends were pursued with murderous intent along the cliffs one night by John Laputa, a visiting black African preacher, whom they had witnessed performing un-Christian rites round a campfire on the beach. A few years later, when his father's death forc ...
 
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Mr. Standfast by BUCHAN, John
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This is the third of Buchan's Richard Hannay novels, following The Thirty-nine Steps and Greenmantle. Set, like Greenmantle, durinig World War I, it deals Brigadier-General Hannay's recall from the Western Front, to engage in espionage, and forced (much to his chagrin) to pose as a pacifist. He becomes a South African conscientious objector, using the name Cornelius Brand. Under the orders of his spymaster, Sir Walter Bullivant, he travels in the book through England to Scotland, back to the ...
 
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Host: Gordon Tredgold Inspired people achieve outstanding results, in both business and in life! Everyone has the potential inside them to achieve those kinds of results, but it is inspiring leadership that Ignites the passion, Nurtures the belief, Shows people what is possible, provides Purpose, Invites participation, Recognizes achievement and Empowers their people to be successful. As John Buchan says: “The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for th ...
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
The best bike touring saddles for you might not be what you expect. On this week's pod, we tackle the tricky subject of what to choose for your seat. (Newly fixed to remove the closing music overlaid on top of my intro!) Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 086: The best bike touring saddles for you (mp3) Subscribe to Th ...…
 
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Greenmantle by John Buchan
 
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It’s here! Episode 100! Special guest Mike Palindrome, President of the Literature Supporters Club, returns for a numbers-based theme: what are the greatest works of literature with numbers in the title? Authors discussed include Thomas Pynchon, Dr. Seuss, Alexandre Dumas, Haruki Murakami, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Agatha Christie, Joseph Heller, ...…
 
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On this week's pod, three great hiking traditions bicycle touring should adopt. AT and PCT through hikers have more than a few great ideas to learn from! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 085: Three great hiking traditions bicycle touring should adopt (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – iTunes – Overcast ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
The Journal https://ridewithgps.com/events/37604-pedalshift-western-penn-2017 Route A 5-day adventure that includes the full Montour trail, a hefty helping of the Panhandle Trail and a through-ride of the Great Allegheny Passage. Nearly 300 miles. It was hot. Highlights Segment riding the Montour to completion Big help from Dave at The Tandem C ...…
 
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On this week's pod, tips for dealing with a wet tent on bicycle tour... from how to pack a wet tent to drying the tent out, and more. Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 083: Tips for Dealing with a Wet Tent (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – iTunes – Overcast – Android Reach out to the show via email, Fac ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Zoe Kurland speaks with Bret Scott, an assistant professor at Sul Ross State University and the director of The 39 Steps from the Theatre of the Big Bend. Scott talks about his time as a working actor, and about teaching film at the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, Jordan. This production of The ...…
 
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West Texas Talk - Interviews from Marfa Public Radio
 
On this episode of West Texas Talk, Zoe Kurland speaks with Bret Scott, an assistant professor at Sul Ross State University and the director of The 39 Steps from the Theatre of the Big Bend. Scott talks about his time as a working actor, and about teaching film at the Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Arts in Aqaba, Jordan. This production of The ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
The June tour I was supposed to do and the June tour I'm going to do... two very different things! On this week's pod, we explore a draft spur to the Eastern Express for biking Lake Erie to the Potomac River: Cleveland to DC! Plus, the trip I'm actually tackling next week! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 082: Biking ...…
 
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It only took 81 episodes to finally talk about bikepacking... better late than never, right? On this episode, Rob Knapp joins us and chats about what it was like to pick up bikepacking as a racer and how that informs him in how he bikepacks when not trying to come in first. Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 081: Bikep ...…
 
Let's talk gear. If you're like me, you probably carry too much, "just in case." On this episode, I talk about my recent attempts to whittle the weight down. Plus, strategies for keeping things charged on bike tour! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 080: Paring down your gear and keeping things charged on bike tour (m ...…
 
Planning for a June tour... someplace... I stumbled upon a brand new tour option: the Eastern Express Route is an alternative eastern spur for the Trans Am route, starting in DC. It includes the C&O, the GAP and Katy trails and we chat with the person who did the heavy lifting (and cue sheet creation!) for this amazing new option. Hey it's the ...…
 
Part two of a crossover episode celebrating the 350th Sprocket Podcast, we revisit the popular bicycle touring music playlist in all new categories. Maybe a few songs for your next tour! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 078: More Bicycle Touring Music (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – iTunes – Overcast ...…
 
2017 marks the centenary of the Government Communications Service. To mark the occasion I recently interviewed Alex Aiken, Executive Director for Government Communications on his top three historical campaigns for the UK government communications in the last 100 years.In a wide-ranging discussion Alex and I discussed the context in which the go ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
Jeremy Mendelson joins the show to talk about his take on bike touring differently: from a bike touring focused lifestyle to vegan touring to riding little clown bikes and much more. Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 077: Bike touring differently (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – iTunes – Overcast – And ...…
 
From Truth Is The Word Angus Buchan has called for one million Christians to gather for prayer on the 22nd April 2017 to ‘call upon The Lord to bring justice, peace and hope to our beloved South Africa‘. Why should we go? Let me say up front that I support this initiative, and the reason I am not going is because my wife and I are caring for ou ...…
 
In 1821, Scottish adventurer Gregor MacGregor undertook one of the most brazen scams in history: He invented a fictional Central American republic and convinced hundreds of his countrymen to invest in its development. Worse, he persuaded 250 people to set sail for this imagined utopia with dreams of starting a new life. In this week's episode o ...…
 
In 1821, Scottish adventurer Gregor MacGregor undertook one of the most brazen scams in history: He invented a fictional Central American republic and convinced hundreds of his countrymen to invest in its development. Worse, he persuaded 250 people to set sail for this imagined utopia with dreams of starting a new life. In this week's episode o ...…
 
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Better Living with Sally Obermeder Podcast
 
Pharmacy specialist, John Bell, joined Mieke Buchan and Clinton Maynard to talk about flu shots.
 
Two great tour journals in one pod! First, I tell the tale of my C&O ride with Belle Starr and then I read a great submission from a listener about her adventures on the Katy Trail. Plus, you never know when emergency fixes can come in handy... Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 076: Bicycle touring's for the dogs plus ...…
 
Springtime tours are kicking into gear (bike humor). On this episode I preview my C&O bicycle tour with Belle Starr, the bike touring pug, plus how to handle 2017 Pacific Coast bike tour disappointment and work around that bridge outage in Big Sur. Plus connections! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 075: Previewing a ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
On this topic show, we tackle one of my favorites... how to fast forward your bike tour. It's your ride... make it the best you can by bypassing parts you don't want, catching up on a schedule or accommodating an extra day in a cool spot! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 074: Fast forward your bike tour Reach out to ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
How do I class up this podcast? Easy... ask my better half to come on the show and chat up how great yoga is for bike touring! On this episode of the pod, we discuss yoga for bike tourists with Kimberly Wilson, founder and owner of Tranquil Space yoga studios in Washington, DC. Plus connections and more! Hey it's the direct download link for Th ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
You have a year and you want to ensure you have nice weather the whole time. How about a year-long North American bike tour chasing 70°F average highs? On this episode, we find a way! Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 072: Chasing 70 degrees by bicycle (mp3) Reach out to the show via email, Facebook, Twitter and Insta ...…
 
This week Mr Jim Moon presents a tale from an unexpected source. For while John Buchan is best known for his adventure novels, such as the much filmed The 39 Steps, he also used to dabble in weird fiction too. And so tonight we present a tale of darkest Africa, ancient temples, and strange powers! The discussion of this story on the Sffaudio Po ...…
 
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The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
 
An interview with Pedal Dream's Guthrie Straw on his adventures bicycle touring India, plus his thoughts on adventures in his native Eastern Oregon and keeping your touring bike secure in the land of sunshine and bunnies™, Portland, Oregon. Hey it's the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 071: Bicycle touring India and Eastern Orego ...…
 
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