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.

Introducing the Grand Canyon

[fb_button] Prepare yourself for a spectacular schmorgasboard of photographs, this is the Grand Canyon!! *but first a bit of background, enjoy… Here we are several days into our American Road Trip, and despite a rocky start by somehow spending a night in the dodgiest part of Phoenix

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On the road again

Here we are two days out from jumping back in the car and hitting the road again. It is a funny old life this one we lead. There is a strangeness to living in a place almost long enough to call it home, and then

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Sunset Powered Paragliding flight in Mexico

What is it like to watch a sunset over the ocean from seventeen hundred feet in the air while sitting on your own private swing? Watch the video to find out and then have a read about an amazing day. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCZej_Mf3No?rel=0] After two weeks

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All kinds of crazy

A lot of people think I am a little crazy for one reason or another, not crazy like I am going to chop you into little pieces and maybe have a taste crazy, just crazy like “He did whaaaaat now?” crazy. I don’t think myself crazy

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Cool Calm Kiting at Sunset

Feel like chilling out to some super smooth timelapse and slow motion kiting during the sunset over the Mexican Ocean with Xavier Rudd singing “Follow the sun”? Well you have come to the right place. I have made a short video of my kiting yesterday at sunset

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Kiting the storm

Paramotoring is not all about flying, there is also a lot of ground work required if you want your launches and landings to be as pain free and even fun as possible. And the best way to practice Paramotor launches is by kiting your paraglider.

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The hardest part of Powered Paragliding

Powered Paragliding Maintenance video, it is more interesting than it sounds, kind of… [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UZV41s3vnaw?rel=0] There are a few challenges that have presented themselves in this whole Powered paragliding game. The first of course was the training, which although being warned about was a lot

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Stop listening to your brain.

It had been about a week since I had flown, and I was starting to get that feeling again, you know the one I mean, the one that says “You should really be doing such and such”. I still struggle with this sometimes. The feeling that there are

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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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The miraculous thing about dreams

Making a change and allowing yourself to reach beyond an ordinary life opens up a miraculous world of entirely new possibilities which you could never imagine without taking that initial leap of faith. Although this miraculous-ness has made itself known in my life since the

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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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Your money or your life?

It is a difficult balance to reach, and a strange one to even have to consider. How much should you work to be able to afford the life you want, and what kind of life do you want? Will an extra $10 000 a year

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We got our passports back, American visa included!

After initially humming and harring about whether to bother getting our American Visas or not, I announced a few days ago that they had been approved. The next step was waiting for them to show up here in San Miguel De Allende, and hoping they

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Letting go of Guatemala

As many of you are aware, and I am sure an equal amount are not, we are no longer in Guatemala! I say that with a smile on my face because despite what I expected and hoped for from Guatemala, life jumped in the way

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What next World?

  I finally have my engine back, and it actually engines! It has been about a month since my paramotor engine blew a piston, although it feels like much longer. I was just starting to get really confident with the whole flying thing when it

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Forward launching a Paramotor Wing (video)

I am unfortunately still waiting for parts for my paramotor after the first parts ended up being the wrong parts (loooong story), but in the spirit of silver linings which I try and make myself look for in every situation, at least it means I

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Bugger, hurt my neck Kiting my wing!

Another day another failing body part. I know I didn’t look after myself as a youngin’, but this is getting ridiculous! Actually, I have up to now been amazed that I haven’t hurt my neck while flying. As you may know about a year ago

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