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I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote
- Herman Melville
Matthew is a teacher with a passion for understanding how the world works. He drove from Brighton to Kanyakumari and back once, and is a keen seakayaker, but these days his most interesting adventures occur in libraries.
It is commonly-accepted knowledge that there was a Rolex on the summit of Everest in 1953. In reality, it was the swansong of a now-defunct English brand called Smiths.
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