Hannibal, Us and Him

Posted Posted in Press

Andreas Kluth, author of, Hannibal and Me: What History’s Greatest Military Leader Can Teach Us About Success and Failure has written a fun post about On Hannibal’s Trail at his blog: http://andreaskluth.org/2012/01/26/hannibalhasdrubalmago-dannybensam/ The idea of Andreas’ book is that stories about lives like Hannibal’s can offer lessons and parallels to all of us.  Andreas has been fascinated by the life of […]

Behind the Scenes

Posted Posted in Cycling, Filming

Hi everyone  – I just thought I’d take the chance to reply to comments we have had about On Hannibal’s trail on twitter, facebook and on various blogs! Firstly thanks to everyone for comments – lots of very nice ones which are very encouraging to read! To answer a few of the questions which have […]

Hitting the Road

Posted Posted in Cycling, Filming

The first episode of On Hannibal’s Trail that aired last Friday did okay we think.  We’re not sure how to judge this, but ‘Hitting the Road’ was watched by more than 1 million people in the UK which is about four times the viewing figures we were getting on BBCFour when the show aired for the […]

Barcelona

Posted Posted in Cycling, Filming, History

In Episode 2 of On Hannibal’s Trail we ride through Barcelona which just happens to be where I am right now. The city is famed for it’s architecture (among other things) and one of the most unusual, and perhaps my favourite architectural feat here are the ruins of the Roman temple of Augustus that are […]

Jama Fund Update

Posted Posted in Carthage, Charity, Press

With all the positive changes in some parts of the Middle East – Tunisia included – and the disruptions that has caused, the Jama Fund donation is still in a holding pattern six months after the US$1600 was delivered to microfinance group Enda inter-arabe. There is some movement!  Michael Cracknell from inter-arabe says they are […]