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.

No Longer a Dream, I AM going to fly!

You may very well have seen my last post about wanting to follow a long-held dream and take to the skies like a bird (albeit a bird with one giant parachutey type wing and a motor on its back). Well after that post I started

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What would eighty year old you do?

I had a thought this morning. I was in that state where your eyes are opening and closing every few minutes, where you know the day has started but you are not quite ready to join it, and my mind had started ticking over and

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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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How the hell is 2014 going to compete?

Last night as the clock struck twelve and Sarah and I wished each other a Happy New Year, I was struck by a rather odd thought. Odd only because it is one I have never had before. “How the hell is 2014 going to compete

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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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Lots of broken stuff

I haven’t written a post for awhile because I have been fixing lots of broken stuff, some of it biological and some of it technological. THE BODY After about two weeks of waiting for the hospital in Cancun to send my results through to Playa

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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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The MRI in Cancun, which I don’t like.

Yesterday I went for an MRI on my neck. It has been a long time coming, but I hate to spend money, and so I have been putting off what I knew would be a costly procedure for as long as possible. Unfortunately the day

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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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Oaxaca City in pictures – Day 7

Oaxaca seems to me a place which could accurately be described as in the middle of nowhere. I don’t know what I expected from the place, but after driving through mountain ranges up and down windy roads with nothing but little towns along the way,

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