About Howard

Howard Fairbank Overview

Howard Fairbank was born and brought up in South Africa. Having trained as a chemical engineer and gained an MBA, he rose to executive director level in charge of 2,500 people in a multi-national oil company. He became a ruthlessly competitive turn-around expert and corporate maverick, the youngest person ever to have held such high … Continue reading "Howard Fairbank Overview"

My Grand Adventure to the Truths

By the age of 39 I was hugely successful in the ruthless corporate world, living what I believed to be the “good life”, and striving alongside everyone else to achieve the “high life”. I had all the material trappings that come with the Western definition of success, but it something didn’t feel right? Although I didn’t … Continue reading "My Grand Adventure to the Truths"

Past Adventures

These are the Past Adventures that Howard blogged. Cairo to Cape Town Bicycle, 2007: Full Blog Here   Sailing Solo across the North Atlantic, 2007: Full Blog Here   Canada to the North Pole, Ski, Walk, and Swim.  2010: Full Blog Here     South Pole Solo Ski, 2011: Full blog Here   Canoeing  the … Continue reading "Past Adventures"

Photo Gallery: Simply Adventure

Click on here for an e-book that shows a range of photos that try capture to Breadth and Depth of my Simply Adventure 12 Years, and the linkage between Freedom, Simplicity, Exploring, Nature, Belonging, our Identity and finally a Grand  Adventure! NOTE:   The e-book takes a short while to load so be patient and I … Continue reading "Photo Gallery: Simply Adventure"