I made the most last minute journey to Australia that I have ever made. I booked my ticket at 7pm on the Sunday and left at 10am Monday morning. It was completely worth it as I got to see my girlfriend, Daisy. The reason why I was making a trip at such short notice is […]Read more "Sydney – By the Skin of my Teeth"
One of the highlights of my round the world trip in 2013/2014 was hanging out with my buddy and fellow Blue Man, Callum Grant for the weekend in Bondi. He was staying with his friends, the lovely Rose and her room mate Belinda. I went over there and we did the usual beach/beer/food/coffee/party stuff as […]Read more "Belinda Middlebrook – Bondi Sessions"
It was a little over 2 years ago when I made my way up to Northern Queensland to embark upon an adventure that I would never forget. Actually, It would be very hard for me to forget Bodalla Station and the Jackson family, just outside Charters Towers, due to the scars I have on my […]Read more "Back at Bodalla"
In three decades of being lucky enough to visit Australia pretty regularly I have spent quite a lot of time in and around Sydney Harbour. I have swam in it, driven over it, been ferried across it, taken water taxis from one side of it to the other, walked around it, walked over it, SCUBA […]Read more "Kayaking on Sydney Harbour"
So….2013 was a bad year for my Blog! I did not keep up with it as I should have done despite doing some really cool things. I am going to go back and recap some of those at a later date…I promise (I am sure the 4 people who actually read this blog will be […]Read more "Around the World Again….AKA It’s been a while"
Way back….um…I can’t remember when now…August I think, my partner in crime Ed ‘The Kid’ Gregory headed south from our base in Sydney to Melbourne. There we met up with our favourite Anglo-Franco duo, Ellie and Julie (otherwise known as Pommie and Frenchie) for a little road trip. We rented a car and headed out […]Read more "The Great Ocean Road"
Today I get to spend the day at the Australian open (thanks to my aunt, Marion, getting me a ticket). I travelled to the course with my Uncle Ray who is a volunteer Marshall. He has had the pleasure of going round with Tiger woods and Greg Norman in the last few days. I have […]Read more "Australian Open Golf"
Last weekend I had the awesome pleasure of being invited by my mate Luca to help out on his family’s farm. Rossi Farm has about 60 cattle on around 100 acres so not quite as large as I had worked on before but this time instead of vast open rocky paddocks Bathed in brilliant sunshine […]Read more "Rossi Farm"
I can’t believe it took me so long to write about this! Anyway. Long story short. I ran 14km with the Western Earth Moving Team (where I work)…or rather, I ran 11km and stumbled/crawled/limped the last 3km after my knees cramped up. It was the furthest I had ever run and now I know why […]Read more "City 2 Surf"
Nearly two weeks have passed since I returned from Queensland and I have just found the time to write about what I got up to there. It is difficult to put into words just what an amazing time I had up there. The Jackson family took care of me so well that I cannot thank […]Read more "My Outback Adventure"