I want to inspire you to feel alive.

Let's face it. Life is crazy. Are there really any answers?

Probably not.

Our lives are filled chatter. Everyone has questions. Everyone has

answers. It's distracting! I want you to Listen to yourself. We're all on the same playing field. No one knows better than you.

I want to help you listen to you!

I want to inspire you; to dream; be daring; listen to your

gut; buck the trend; do what others only talk about.

I want to inspire you to take chances with your life. Let's have

some fun and be bold.


  • The Bang - Better Living

    What if you were to wake up one day, quit your career, and move to another country? Sometimes the things we value suddenly change. The weight on the scales shift and we instantly find ourselves living in a world that we know absolutely nothing about. This is a record of that on-going experience.


  • Salamanca


    The plane ride was a bit more gruesome this time. It wasn’t until the thirtieth hour that I hit a wall. I sat in front of a fire exit when I left Atlanta and... Read more

    Posted on 14 January 2012 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Where is Strahan?

    Where Strahan?

    The Gordon RiverI’m boarding the plane shortly and going back! I’ve been in Florida and New York with a brief icy road trip down the east coast of the U.S. Read more

    Posted on 11 January 2012 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Last Pack of This Backpack

    Last Pack This Backpack

    I packed up the 90L large Alpine 5500 bag for the last time. It sounds so grave and serious. The bag has lived up to its usefulness, and I am sad to say, its... Read more

    Posted on 15 December 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Xavier Rudd

    Xavier Rudd

    Rudd playing all instruments himself.Years ago Christina had introduced me to Xavier Rudd. I had never heard a didgeridoo before and Christina put his music int... Read more

    Posted on 07 December 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Lord and Lungs

    Lord Lungs

    Some time ago, perhaps years, I noticed the changes in the depth of my breathing. It wasn’t but just a little over a year ago that I had smoked cigarettes. Read more

    Posted on 05 December 2011 HEALTH
  • What Happens Happens

    What Happens

    Hello Reader,I have been contemplating the future of this website. My contemplation occurs in a small town named Torquay. It is in Victoria in south-east... Read more

    Posted on 03 December 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Sydney


    I didn’t intend to come here.  You might remember that before I came to Australia I had done some homework.  In doing so I watched documentaries on Australia. ... Read more

    Posted on 13 November 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • The Eureka


    Here I am on the Eureka II.  I had always thought eureka was spelled ‘eureeka’ but I guess I was wrong, or maybe not, I’m still not sure.  The Eureka II is a... Read more

    Posted on 04 November 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Competent Crew…Learning to Sail!

    Competent Crew…Learning Sail!

    Two years ago I was having a conversation with someone and I admitted my desire to sail.  I hadn’t thought about it much, I just had rampant thoughts filling... Read more

    Posted on 23 October 2011 EXPAT, OUTDOORS, SEA, TRAVEL
  • Jeremy


    “I hope this works. She hasn’t been started in a long time” Jeremy said with a cheeky grin as he tightened the rusty nut back onto the battery terminal. Read more

    Posted on 17 October 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Update


    Anastasia and I representing PPiI didn’t write much because life has been fast for me these weeks. I arrived in Darwin weeks ago and during that time I... Read more

    Posted on 10 October 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Outback Ramblings

    Outback Ramblings

    I’ve established myself in Darwin. Work has been steady. I sandblast. I also operate a small boat and tow a larger one around Fisherman’s Wharf in Darwin. I... Read more

    Posted on 25 September 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • First Day Darwin

    First Darwin

    “I’ll stay for three days and if I don’t find any work I’ll move on” I told myself as our car passed a sign that said ‘Darwin – 9 km’. We dropped Julie off... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2011 EXPAT
  • Perth to Darwin

    It was a road trip. I had said I wanted to cross the desert. I wanted to see the red sands of the Outback and feel its blistering heat. I’m one of those... Read more

    Posted on 27 August 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • I, the Aboriginal


    First, lets go over a few things. In 1770, British captain James Cook was the first European explorer to find the continent now known as Australia. Aboriginals... Read more

    Posted on 11 August 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Perth Ramblings

    Perth Ramblings

    Perth A friend of mine called me up today. We got to talking about the blog. I haven’t updated it within the last few days because there isn’t much to say.... Read more

    Posted on 31 July 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Bags Packed

    Bags Packed

    An hour left before I leave Alkoomi and I never see it again. There is a sadness to the whole saying goodbye part of it all. The over riding, and uplifting, par... Read more

    Posted on 16 July 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Alkoomi Wines

    Alkoomi Wines

    I had been at the kangaroo sanctuary for forty-eight hours when Jon, the owner, walked up to me and asked me if I wanted to work in a vineyard. It seems Jon... Read more

    Posted on 08 July 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL
  • Uralla Wildlife Sanctuary Photo Blog

    Uralla Wildlife Sanctuary Photo Blog

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    Posted on 14 June 2011 DIARIES
  • Kangas Everywhere

    Kangas Everywhere

    We were on Perillup and we turned left onto Perillup. It was a road that comes to a dead end and then you can turn left or right. If you choose correctly you... Read more

    Posted on 11 June 2011 EXPAT, TRAVEL