NORTH­ERN EX­PO­SURE

The Simple Things - - LIVING - The Kari Her­bert CV

1970 Born to the po­lar ex­plorer Sir Wal­ter ‘Wally’ Her­bert and wife Marie Mc­Gaughey in the UK. 1971 At ten months old, Kari goes with her par­ents to Her­bert Is­land, North­west Green­land, to live in a com­mu­nity of 12 hunt­ing Inuit fam­i­lies 1974 The Her­berts move back to Eng­land. 1992 Af­ter leav­ing school, Kari works as stylist for a Ja­panese rock band. 1994 Kari heads to Green­land by her­self, de­ter­mined to be­come a travel writer. Her first ar­ti­cle is pub­lished. 2004 Kari’s first book, The Ex­plorer’s

Daugh­ter, is pub­lished and named Book of the Week on Ra­dio 4. 2006 At the Royal Ge­o­graph­i­cal So­ci­ety in Lon­don, Kari de­liv­ers her first ever talk to a packed au­di­to­rium, in­clud­ing her dad. 2007 Wally Her­bert sadly passes away at his home in In­ver­ness, aged 72. 2011 Kari mar­ries Huw Lewis-Jones, gives birth to daugh­ter Nell and moves to Pen­zance. 2016 For the first time Kari vis­its the North Pole, tak­ing a group on an ex­pe­di­tion ship and co-writes a book with her hus­band – Ex­plor­ers’ Sketch­books. 2018 Watch this space…

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