Category Archives: france

In the Shadow of Skyscrapers!

So where do you go after a magical year of living in the shadow of castles? To live in the shadows of skyscrapers! After receiving a job offer of a three day work week, housing included, our life changed drastically … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of Castles.

In March 2000 when our first child was born, we weren’t too sure about anything, much like any new parents. To ensure we were really stepping into the unknown, we decided heading down to a small village in rural France … Continue reading

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Free Drinks (Tomorrow)!

I remember seeing this sign in a bar I used to frequent back in The Bronx of my youth. If I found myself there nearing the midnight hour I’d foolishly wait for the hour to chime in the new day … Continue reading

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Be careful, that’s life you’re living!

In 1983, 4,099 people died in motorcycle accidents in the U.S.A.  In August of that same year two young guys left the streets of The Bronx, New York to head out across America for an adventure. They were on motorcycles. … Continue reading

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I’ve quoted it before…………

“I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike. I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride it where I like……” Freddie Mercury – Queen. That’s definitely what these folks wanted to do and man … Continue reading

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Whiling away the miles!

Hello all, Want some inspiration for a bit of adventure? Well Harry surely inspired me. His story is pretty impressive. For his first extended cycle tour he definitely gave himself a challenge, and all for a good cause! How cool … Continue reading

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Sometimes you just gotta act it out!

Good day one and all. It’s always nice to meet people doing what they love, and at the same time bringing awareness to some of the social issues that we are surrounded with in modern life. Gareth Tidball, a young … Continue reading

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Kate Tempest – The storm before the calm.

Kate Tempest’s words are truly like a well-needed storm, watch the interview and let yourself get soaked! Continue reading

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Marching for the planet!!

Our future is looking a little bit brighter after the world wide march for the climate on March 15th. I went down to listen to what the students had to say. Here is what it looked like on the streets … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee!

Hope all is well with everyone receiving this. The refugee crisis hasn’t disappeared from the planet, it has just taken a backseat to other headlines. Fortunately there are people doing what they can in their small way. Here I interview … Continue reading

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