“See the chances for adventures, not the constraints that get in the way,” wrote Alastair Humphreys in his broadly popular e-book, Microadventures: Community Discoveries for Excellent Escapes. Printed several years in advance of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) brought on border closures, social distancing, and self-isolation, Humphreys was forward of his time.
The e-book suggests that artificially chaotic lives thwart huge adventures in advance of they get begun. The resolution? Humphreys advises not to make it really hard. “Make your experience so tiny and easy there is no excuse,” he writes—fitting tips during a pandemic, with a lot of of