Esa Aldegheri’s 18-month motorbike adventure took her through 20 international frontiers between Europe and the Middle East, through Pakistan, China & India.
Rebecca Smith reads and researches for BBC Radio 4, scoping out books for Book at Bedtime and Book of the Week. Her debut book will soon be published by Wm Collins, she also writes for publications such as The List and The Skinny.
Polly Pullar is a conservationist, naturalist, writer and photographer specialising in wildlife and countryside matters.
Author Catherine Munro’s work focuses on the relationships between people and ponies in Shetland. She has recently written her first book.
Raja Shehadeh is Palestine’s leading writer, a lawyer and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq.
Alex is a campaigning journalist specialising in poverty, development, the environment, food culture and food policy around the world.