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Chris Townsend's personal account of his journey along the Pacific Crest Trail, complimented nicely with original photographs of his journey

AIR by Peter Adey

How do you write a cultural and scientific history of something that is usually invisible and completely taken for granted?
Trekking a thousand miles through the American wilderness may not be for everyone. But this film intimately reveals what happens when someone impulsively decides to do exactly that
Dayo Olopade is fully aware that Africa confronts many problems. She simply wants us to come up with more imaginative solutions and to recognise how much potential the continent is already exhibiting
Christoph Baumer’s four-book-series on Central Asia reveals the author to be a person whose skills encompass a wide range of exacting disciplines
It is the 1960s and David is about to embark upon his doctoral studies. A research trip to the Hebrides ensues, but David becomes distracted by a whale who regularly visits the local waters
For most people, any knowledge of Cambodian history stops around 1979 – the year the Khmer Rouge fell, bringing to an end almost four years of genocidal behaviour
‘We are so accustomed to numbers,’ Fioramonti asserts, ‘we do not realize their power anymore.’ And yet they increasingly rule our lives: the state of the economy, quality of life and myriad other conditions are all graded according to statistics

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