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Where DID I put that magic sword? What am I going to tell my wife??

Where DID I put that magic sword? What am I going to tell my wife??

Running has become a part of my daily routine ever since I took part in a 5K “Fun Run” early in 2012. This was the lead up to the featured “Stawell Gift” which is Australia’s oldest race and takes place every Easter weekend in Stawell, a small town in the Grampian Mountains district of western … Continue reading

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The Grand Tour: Where Do We Go From Here?

The Grand Tour: Where Do We Go From Here?

Geez, has it been that long since I have posted?  We’re into autumn for goodness sake!  I shouldn’t berate myself for not having had the will or inclination to write.  Well, I have been writing, just not in a public forum.  Writer’s block is a real thing, I tell you, and as I learn more … Continue reading

Moscow Can Wait: The Grand Tour 2012

Moscow Can Wait: The Grand Tour 2012

Happy 2012!  This comes to you from Minneapolis, the place from where we took off to start the Grand Tour in April, and now a place to which we have returned to rest, clear our heads and plan next steps. Why are we back here?  It all started with an officious UK immigration lady who … Continue reading

Coffee, Steel, Pinstripes and Genetic Defects

Coffee, Steel, Pinstripes and Genetic Defects

Readers, below is a snapshot in time from a galaxy not so far away…   —————————————– Today is intended to be our third day trip from York in as many days. The previous two saw us complete a wonderful seven-mile coastline hike along the North Sea cliffs from Robin Hood’s Bay to the beautiful seaside abbey … Continue reading