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Fan club!?

In the comments to my St Emilion post, I was alerted to the existence of a Creeping Blandness Prevention Group Fan Club. This is somewhat amazing to me. The CBPG has been talking behind closed doors about it and we would like to say that we are extremely flattered. Thank you CBPGFC!

What is Creeping Blandness Prevention Group?

CBPG is a group of four dashing young folk who will be taking to the road this summer to drive 10,000 miles from London to Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia’s capital city.  Why would somebody do this? Well, adventure for starters. Since CBPG is doing this as part of the Mongol Rally we will also be raising […]

Meet the Team: Andrew

That’s right! One more teammate slipped in at the last minute. Andrew lives in Seattle and spends most of his days typing and getting paid for it. In that sense, he is a professional keyboardist, which he may put on his new business cards now that he thinks of it. Andrew’s never been too tied […]

Meet the Team: Sarah

Sarah Olmstead Sarah grew up semi-nomadically all over the East coast. When she was around seven she took part in a section of the “peace wave,” an offshoot of the “Great Peace March,” which aimed to walk across the US. Apparently the beginning of her love of travelling long distances, when she heard about the […]

Meet the Team: Jessie

Jessie Wender Jessie is the Senior Picture Researcher at The New Yorker where she researches and selects images to accompany the articles and fiction pieces for the weekly magazine. She grew up in Santa Fe, New Mexico where she developed a love for the expansive sky and spicy food. Through her early pursuits in dance, […]

Meet the team: Anand

Anand Patil Anand was born in Detroit and got bitten by the travel bug when he went to college on the West coast. Since then he has climbed rocks all over the US, worked at the University of Alaska museum, hiked in the Himalayas, ridden a bike around Pinar del Rio province in Cuba and […]