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The Campaign seeks to show that life is best approached in a spirit of exploration, adventure and enterprise; to influence and better inform attitudes towards risk; to build wider recognition that chance, unforeseen circumstances and uncertainty are inescapable features of life and that absolute safety is unachievable; and to demonstrate that sensible education and preparation enable an appropriate balance to be achieved between risk & safety and achievement & opportunity.

Self harm and lack of inspirational life linked
Saturday, 28 February 2009

SANE research into self harm - the evidence exists that, if society is dumbed down sufficiently, stimulating behaviours will emerge. Such is the now-emerging evidence of the over-crowded laboratory rat experiments of the '60s.

The question being asked is how many other correlations and even direct links to increasing social behaviours of self-harm, aggression, selfishness, mental illness and solitary self preservation can be attributed to pressures within modern society? Sane make clear that this is not a call for help nor an intention to commit suicide. See:


Ian Lewis  Coordinator  Campaign for Adventure

Compensation Act is applied
Wednesday, 28 October 2009

Civilian contractor injured during post war reconstruction: s1 Compensation Act 2006 has retrospective effect

This is the first reported case where the court has had to interpret s.1 of the Compensation Act 2006 and its application.

“Deterrent effect of potential liability"

The High Court has today handed down judgment in the case of Graham Hopps v (1) Mott MacDonald Ltd and (2) Ministry of Defence (MOD), the first reported case applying s1 of the Compensation Act 2006. The Claimant, Mr Hopps, failed in his claim against the Defendants for compensation for personal injury arising out of an incident in Basrah, Iraq, on 28.10.03, when an improvised explosive device (“IED”) was detonated as the unarmoured vehicle in which the Claimant was travelling passed by.


Ian Lewis  Coordinator  Campaign for Adventure

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