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Gemma Ford
New Media city girl escapes to Cornwall and online yoga

Gemma escaped the fast paced, work hard, play hard New Media world in London to teach yoga and set up a forward thinking online...

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Gemma Ford
Ry Morgan
From 'entern' to entrepreneur - Ry Morgan.

In Ry Morgan's case, the term 'escape' should be loosely applied. Instead of delving into the rat-race and clambering out, he i...

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Ry Morgan
David Oades
Starting a new overland adventure company in West Africa

After working for Dragoman Overland for five years, I realised that my passion for travel lay in West Africa.I noticed that Wes...

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David Oades
Jackie Nelson
Retreating to move forward in a new direction

Jackie Nelson escaped a senior HR role in an investment bank to use her skills and experiences to help people in the UK and in ...

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Jackie Nelson
Vivek Agarwal
Ex banker starts a fashion E-tail business

Vivek escaped oil & gas investment banking to start an online fashion business focussed on high-end designer clothing and a...

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Vivek Agarwal
Holly Jones
3 female entrepreneurs leave the Big Smoke for Scotland

Lucie Hardie, Holly Jones and Celia Graham all escaped the City in 2010. They were fed up with the hustle and bustle of London ...

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Holly Jones
Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie
Escapee starts designer jewellery boutique

In October 2010 I resigned from my city job, to go to another city job… and in the joys of the city life, I was given 2 months ...

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Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie
Will Bowler
Launching a new snack category!

Will Bowler left Innocent Drinks, the natural fruit smoothie maker, to introduce an exciting and new US chip brand to the UK ca...

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Will Bowler
Simon Smith
Don't sell your soul - build a tribe and change lives!

Simon Smith was 28 years old and one of the highest paid ad salesmen in London. A motorcycle adventure in India saved his soul,...

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Simon Smith
Neil J Lloyd
Ex NHS manager explores a different way to help

I used to be an NHS manager but then escaped to follow my passions. I now work freelance as a coach, trainer and therapist and ...

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Neil Lloyd
Filippo Bozotti
Filmmaker develops sustainable community in Sierra Leone

Filippo Bozotti is partner of Tribewanted, a cross-cultural sustainable community in Sierra Leone for eco-tourism. After produc...

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Filippo Bozotti
Piers Calvert
Exotic trader turned exotic photographer

Piers used to be an exotic equity derivatives trader at Deutsche Bank in London, but after five years he quit, leaving for Sout...

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Piers Calvert
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