Welcome. I don’t use this much blog anymore, but there is still some good content here from back in the day, and I still travel a lot. Now though I just share on my Facebook and Youtube channels and then share that content here.

The ALS ice bucket challenge

I feel like going into the ALS ice bucket challenge I may have had an unfair advantage. Being that my body temperature sits somewhere in the high billions of degrees, I am, or at least thought I was a little more immune to the effects of

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Paramotor Training in Mexico (with a little video)

I flew again! (I never cease to be amazed at that statement), and here for your amusement are the fruits of my labor, and by labor I mean fun times! I have put together a little video of my Paramotoring adventure in Mexico yesterday (it even has a

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The Mexican sun has a funny accent

As if to prove that I very often need to learn my life lessons more than once, today the Mexican sun burned the living shit out of me and quietly murmured in my ear (use a Mexican accent when you read this), “Ha, ju stupido

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Rainy day in Puerto Morelos, or Parawaiting

A few days ago I magically received my Paramotor wing / paraglider through the Mexican postal system, and have been excited to get kiting the thing. For those who don’t know, kiting is where you fly the wing without actually leaving the ground. It is

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Building my Blackhawk Paramotor

So the other day I took the beast out of the box and did my best to assemble a paramotor for the first time, more or less direction free (partly because I don’t like asking for directions, and partly because there is no manual for

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When you can’t fly, you…

Despite the fact that we had traveled around 5000 miles to Valley Springs, California to learn how to fly a paramotor, and despite the fact that the area was experiencing a severe drought and hadn’t seen rain for quite some time, after our first day

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Just a few more days

So we were walking to Ah Cacao this morning to get the obligatory ‘start the day coffee’, and Sarah says something about when we leave on Monday. I was like, “Monday? What’s today?” And she was like “Friday.” And I was like “Holy shit…” It

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Perfect weather for new tires

You may have heard, but if not let me be the first to tell you, it is raining a lot in Playa del Carmen at the moment. I don’t mean like a day hither and thither, I mean like it is raining (or at the

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EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS!!!

You may have gathered by the title what this little post is about, if you haven’t let me enlighten you, it is mostly about my EXTREME WEIGHT LOSS over the last week. In my last post I mentioned that I was now on a diet

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Getting fit sucks a fat one

For those of you who were reading when we first got to Playa del Carmen, you may remember a plan I had, it was called Fat to fit and back then, almost a year ago, I had the intention of going to the gym, dieting

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Sometimes you need a break

Sometimes you just need a break, it doesn’t really matter what it is you need a break from, it doesn’t really matter how good or bad the thing is you are taking a break from either. Sometimes you just need to stop doing it. The

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I am a video game addict

Many may not know this, but I am a video game addict. The only thing is I am not a video game addict of the usual kind. I very seldom actually play video games but I read up and watch videos of them and about

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Back up, Back up, Back up… And Windows 8

I have spent the last four days trying to find all the files on my computer that I thought I just could not do without. Alas, even though I have a fair bit of technology wizardry up my sleeve everything that lived on my desktop

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We’re back in Playa del Carmen!

Our road trip is over and we are back in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. Our adopted home. For sure we had a good time but it was also really taxing and far removed from the lifestyle we have enjoyed for the last 9

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Road trip to Oaxaca Mexico begins tomorrow!

As many of you may know, Sarah s mum is here in Playa del Carmen with us, and we have decided to go on a little road trip with her across Mexico. Not across the whole thing mind, but a large part of it. Tomorrow

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Sunday Markets in Playa del Carmen

I’m not gonna lie to you here, if you are after a shoppers paradise or expecting something akin to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, Turkey, you are not going to find it here. The Sunday market in Playa del Carmen is a much more subdued

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A Mexican breakfast in Playa del Carmen

I am not a big breakfast eater, I loves me some bacon and eggs, but usually for lunch or as Brenner (breakfast dinner, thank you Scrubs!). When it comes to that first meal of the day, that one that gets you up out of bed

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The Beach is back in Playa del Carmen!

Yay and ecstatic-ness! The beach has returned to Playa del Carmen. “What do you mean by that?” you may be wondering. Well for the past couple months the beach and sea around Playa del Carmen has not been that nice. The water has not been

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Trees in funny places, the photo series begins…

Yaaay! The first in a potential new photo series I will be running, “Trees in funny places”. At least it will be a series as long as I can keep finding trees in weird places, which considering Playa del Carmen s Penchant for building around

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Car wash and street wandering in Playa

Sarah’s mum will be here this evening. We are heading out to the airport at about 23:00 to get her in our super duper car. It was our super duper dirty car up until an hour ago, but in an attempt to fool Pam into

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Molesting a Mexican in Playa del Carmen

I’m not sure what you all do on your Sunday mornings, but even though we don’t live the conventional lifestyle here in Playa del Carmen, I am pretty sure our Sunday morning doesn’t look very different to yours, except that it is not followed by

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