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Happy Birthday Martin!

I only have one sibling, my younger brother Martin, and today is his birthday. Martin and I have always got on pretty well, but with me living in Australia, and him and Rachel in London, opportunity to hang out together over the past eight years or so has been somewhat limited. However, Martin and Rachel […]

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Past, present and future.

It is often suggested that I am living an almost idyllic lifestyle, the envy of many who would love to do the same sort of thing. I would certainly not try to convince you otherwise, as I am really enjoying what I am doing, but I do often try to point out to people that […]

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1 CNN cheese rolling reports.

When I was in Cannes, my friend Rikki was chatting with a TV producer from the UK, who just happened to be looking for someone who had been, or was going to the cheese rolling festival. Rikki put me in touch with Rupert, and he put me in touch with Don at CNN in London. […]

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Goal 45 – chasing cheese.

After the early start in Cannes the previous morning, the last thing I wanted to do yesterday was get up again at 5.30 in the morning. But I had been in touch with the organisers of the infamous Gloucester Cheese Rolling Festival, and they had told me that the only way to be certain of […]

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Some new plans coming together.

Along with tackling my Australian-based goals, and taking a bit of a break, my main focus while here in Perth is to plan my upcoming travels for the next few months. It’s a complicated process, as there are a lot of factors to take into account. The biggest hurdle is that many of the goals […]

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Isn’t it ironic, don’t you think?

A little too ironic…. The author of the book “100 Things To Do Before You Die!” just died on 17th August. Unfortunately Dave Freeman had only completed about half of the list that he and co-author Neil Teplica had created. And how did he die? Running with the bulls in Pamplona? A terrible crash in […]

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