Simple Pleasures part 2

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Alone in the Wild screening

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That's Ed Wardle, self-effacingly at the back under the light of the projector

swamprose says:

Ed came home early (50 days) from the Canadian Yukon because he couldn't do the three months he had planned. Hilarious.

11th Sep 2009, 03:45

arkangel says:

50 days totally alone is no mean achievement - worth catching the show on 4oD and watching the rushes/dailies on Remember, even Terry Waite had a captor outside the cell door and could hear sounds of humanity. Psychologists have not studied total isolation beyond 8 weeks, one week more than Ed's time alone in the wild.

11th Sep 2009, 08:17

swamprose says:

I apologise for my cavalier attitude. We had a similar show called Survivorman, which was very popular here. Wish I could access 4oD--not available outside the UK. I am sure Canadians would be very interested in Ed's exprerience.

11th Sep 2009, 11:05

nige says:

That's incredible. This conversation alone leaves me wanting to find out more.

11th Sep 2009, 11:09

nige says:

Just watched it. First instalment was ace.

11th Sep 2009, 12:05

arkangel says:

No worries, Swamprose, it's just the tabloids here totally underestimated how difficult what he was doing was, both physically and mentally. You can see some dailies here: to get a feel for the show that will be on in North America on Nat Geo later this month

11th Sep 2009, 14:08

Ruth says:

I watched the last episode with tears in my eyes throughout .I think Ed Wardle is a very brave man.His family must be very proud of him

25th Sep 2009, 12:48

Georgina Clarke(grussell500-at-btinternet-dot-com) says:

wow what an amazing programme - he was fantastic - letting viewers see humanity stripped down to our bare emotions - what an achievement - sometimes the things we set out to achieve aren't the things we achieve but we achieve other things we hadn't thought of!

25th Sep 2009, 23:25

chris says:

enjoyed te whole experience but was sad to have missed the comments two weeks after the programme finished any chance to see it again

14th Oct 2009, 20:42

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