Monthly Archives: July 2014

July travels and adventures

July has been a lot of fun, but has posed a couple of challenges too. Plans have had to be changed a little, and rather than stay in Austin through August as we had originally planned, we are back on the road again. I wrote a couple of extra blog posts in July. The most […]

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Welcome to America!

I have been friends with Evan since the very early days of my eBay-life-auctioning adventures, and Vanessa and I were very excited and honoured to get an invite to help him celebrate his wedding to Teresa. The event was to be held at Huntington Beach in California. With our first 90 day US visa approaching […]

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The Open Gate of Opportunity

One of my favourite Richard Branson quotes is: “Opportunities are like buses, there is always another one coming.” Some talk of “opportunity knocking” or about “opening the door of opportunity”. On this occasion opportunity presented itself to me in the form of an open gate. July 4th is a big day here in the States […]

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