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Tips to trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro photo

Tips to trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is probably the number one destination for wannabe climbers who want to achieve the highest possible altitude that they can safely, within a short period of time.  There may be other similar challenges offering different angles – such as the two-day ascent of Mt Kinabalu in Borneo, the trek to the ultimate mountain destination, Everest […]

6Feb2013 | | 7 comments | Continued
Our WA Road trip – 5149km, 901L fuel, 3750mg caffeine photo

Our WA Road trip – 5149km, 901L fuel, 3750mg caffeine

Our Christmas road trip came close to not happening at all, 4hrs on the phone and 22 emails later we managed to get hold of a motor home. Then a call from Gocamper to tell us they hadn’t actually got the one which we had reserved as they didn’t realise when making our booking that the people who had ‘our’ […]

1Feb2013 | | 0 comments | Continued
Star Wars in Tunisia photo

Star Wars in Tunisia

Tunisia on the coast of North Africa is neatly sandwiched between Libya and Algeria, with its southernmost part embedded in the awesome Sahara Desert. Its history goes back to ancient times, when the great city of Carthage was a serious rival to imperial Rome and ended up being flattened at the end of a ruthless […]

22Jan2013 | | 2 comments | Continued
Kokoda Track for Charity Trek? photo

Kokoda Track for Charity Trek?

Well it’s been just over 3 years since I actually did anything substantial for charity. My last two endeavors were to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and cycle the South Downs Way. On the 7th of September 2007 at 5,892 meters, I summeted Mount Kilimanjaro with a small group of friends. Raising just over £12,000 for the […]

28Nov2009 | | 8 comments | Continued
Sydney Taxi Drivers photo

Sydney Taxi Drivers

Grrr. Not sure how to start this post without the sensation of stress running through my veins all over again. Due to my work I have to regularly get taxis around Sydney, and I have yet once to actually make it to my destination without any difficulties. Do I just take it for granted that […]

13Aug2009 | | 2 comments | Continued

Am I too old for Wall-E?

I’m shocked that I’m almost 29 and I still couldn’t resist buying this R/C Wall-E Toy. This little Disney/Pixars U-Control Wall-E is fantasitc and my little sister is going to love it! As much as I do, I can’t take it to Australia.

2Mar2009 | | 0 comments | Continued
1 Bedroom flat to rent in Brighton/Hove – Furnished photo

1 Bedroom flat to rent in Brighton/Hove – Furnished

Do you want to rent my flat? My furnished 1 bedroom flat in Hove with communal parking is now up for rent. I have decided to move to Sydney, so as from the 13th March my flat is available. It’s in a perfect location, on the border between Brighton and Hove, 4 minutes to the […]

28Feb2009 | | Comments Off on 1 Bedroom flat to rent in Brighton/Hove – Furnished | Continued

My First Solo Skydive Video, Picton, Sydney

Well after completing my accelerated free fall course with Sydney Skydivers on 12/01/2005, here is the video of my first solo skydive. Skydiving is most definitely the most exhilarating hobby I have had, unfortunately I haven’t been able to skydive in the UK since getting home. This isn’t down to the price of skydiving as […]

14Jan2009 | | 4 comments | Continued
Best job in the world? photo

Best job in the world?

Best job in the World? It’s true, this is most definately one of the best jobs in the world, the other would be getting paid to travel the world. Almost £70k for 6 months work, free apartment with no bills to pay, and you only have to work 12 hours a wekk! I had seriously […]

13Jan2009 | | 8 comments | Continued
Where have I been to? Countries & Cities photo

Where have I been to? Countries & Cities

For no particular reason other than this arising in conversation the other day in the pub, I thought that I would start a list of all the countries and places I have visited (apart from home), so that one day I can look back and say wow… and get told by my grand children that […]

12Jan2009 | | 23 comments | Continued