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Goal 91 – Black night.

It was supposed to be a full moon, but thick clouds had darkened the horizon, and looking out of the window of the little plane, everything appeared ominously black. There was a little light left on the horizon where the sun had set behind the mountains about forty minutes earlier. It had been an eventful […]

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Accountability.

The goals that I am currently working on all require some form of daily input, and I have always struggled with routine and to some extent, self-discipline. I always find it easier to tinker around with something inconsequential on the computer than get up and head for the gym, for example. So for the next […]

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Remaining goals in Colorado.

Moe and I picked up a car in Miami at 10pm, and drove through the night across Florida, taking turns to catch a bit of sleep. I dropped Moe off at Tampa airport at around 4.30am, and we said our sad goodbyes. In Tampa I found somewhere to park behind a big store, and fell […]

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Night skydiving troubles.

On Friday morning, after Marty had gone to work, Carol asked if I wanted to come down to Bella’s school for their assembly, as they were putting on an end-of-term show. I had seen Bella making her costume over the previous days, and thought it would be fun to go and watch. Without kids of […]

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Quad biking in the forest.

I haven’t seen my friends Andy and Karen for over ten months now, since I was last in Perth. They live to the south of Perth in the countryside, and used to be fairly close to where my old house was. But from where I am currently staying, it’s a fair hike to their place. […]

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Relaxing in Colorado.

After finishing the “7 Peaks in 7 days” challenge I had a couple of spare days before meeting my friend Andrew, also from Australia and also travelling around the States at the moment. As I was due to pick him up at Denver airport, Val and Brenda suggested that I could stay with them an […]

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