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.

Three years of freedom and not giving up

It has been just about three years since we left Australia to embark on this lifestyle, give or take a few days. I’m not very good at remembering what day it is any more, unless I have a skype call to make or a toy

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Snowboarding, the Rockies, and a crash

For those of you who don’t know, Sarah and I are not professional snowboarders, in fact it is quite the opposite, unless you count a week 6 years ago we have nary given it a thought throughout our travels. BUT! For some reason when our

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Paramotoring Whitefish Montana. Flight 22

My second paramotor flight in Whitefish and my 22nd overall. I had a terrible take-off this time and a not much better landing, but I know what I did wrong! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P97tR7ZgphE?rel=0] When launching I overcompensated the wing by pulling too much right brake, when

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Ellensburg, on the road again

So we’re back on the road again having left Miss Amazing and Montana behind, and one of our first stops on the way to Portland is a little unexpected place called Ellensburg. Usually on these driving days we get to places too late to have

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Breaking up is hard to do

I am not a believer in public break ups, but sometimes you just need an outlet for the pain, a way to say goodbye and to release all the crazy thoughts swirling around inside your grief stricken brain. So with that in mind please bear

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The RiSE Lantern Festival in Las Vegas (video)

Our American road trip has already taken us through some amazing parts of the U.S. There is such a variety of landscapes and lifestyles in this one country that it almost boggles the mind. It is one of the reasons we decided to road trip

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A creature of comfort

I have stayed in a lot of places in my time on this Earth, moving around more than a teenage orphan with behavioral issues and a penchant for substance abuse. The abodes I have aboded in range from a sleeping bag on wooden boards in the freezing Himalayan

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How to make a Blackhawk Gopro Chest pack

So I like to be thrifty and save money where I can. I also like paramotoring and new toys, and I have a lot of time on my hands since busting my foot. So I decided to do some arts and crafts and make the

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Powered Paragliding Half Moon Bay in California

My second powered paragliding flight back in the USA was without a doubt a doozy with some fairly intense turbulence. It also marked my twentieth flight which when I look back over how hard it was to get to this point, makes me fairly proud of

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Staying in a Yurt! What next?

When I think of Mongolia I think wide open spaces, cold weather, horses and huts / Yurts. For some reason almost everyone knows what a Yurt is, in case you don’t though, it is a mobile hut thingy that nomadic Mongolians live in, glad I could

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Cowboy livin’ in the USA

I’m a cowboy, and on a steel horse I ride. That horses name is Senor Squeek and she is a Transgender Nissan Pathfinder. My cowboy credentials although limited, are I believe enough to warrant my making up the completely original first line of this post. Just

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Powered Paragliding Jean Dry Lake Bed Las Vegas

Back in the USA for the first time after my training here just over nine months ago and I had my first Powered Paragliding flight in an amazing location, the Jean Dry Lake Bed outside of Las Vegas. I put together what I think is

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Yosemite in style

I love the outdoors, which may come as a shock because most of you know how much I love all the things that happen indoors! I mean, what’s not to love? How could any modern human being not want to sit on a big comfy

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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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