Category Archives: Transportation

Is it the right of all of us to move around the planet freely, or is it a privelege of the richer countries which, when abused, has environmental and social impact beyond the obvious traffic jam?

The End is Only a New Beginning!

Winding down the journey has seen us ‘Stepping it up a Notch’ as for unknown adventures lurking around every corner. A friend of mine says in one his songs, “Born inside a cage you ain’t going far”, well this trip … Continue reading

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You who live on the road.

Taking a ride alone on a quiet country bike lane surrounded by farmland in a small French-speaking village just outside of Montreal was not in the game plan. Then again, everything that has happened since purchasing Janey-Rae a year ago … Continue reading

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Holy smokes, that was fast!

I just looked at my last blog and realised that it was a whole continent ago. I write this on the east coast of America in North Carolina, haven’t made it to the Atlantic yet, but the state we are … Continue reading

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It Never Rains in Southern California, REALLY?!

The song in the title of the blog is comparing a stormy relationship with an unusual deluge in the normally sunny ‘Sunshine State’. After wintering here, we can attest to the fact that yes, as the lyrics say, “It never rains … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’

We made it across the vast North American continent, and are 5 months into our family adventure. What a trip it has been. Since Utah we have explored, camped, hiked and biked in some of the most beautiful natural surroundings … Continue reading

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High in The Rockies!

BRRRRR!! It’s cold up here. Just a few weeks ago we were much warmer……. but now from where I write it is much warmer again in the high desert! Our last few days in Arkansas found us in a quiet … Continue reading

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Carolina in my mind.

James Taylor wrote the song while homesick in Spain, so we’ve turned the tables a bit and are in the part of the world he loved so much as we think about our home near the border of Spain. Let’s … Continue reading

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The Adventure Continues!

We are still moving slowly along in our 6 wheeled camping car that we have christened Janey-Rae. As we roll along the small bi-ways of the Northeast at 40-50 mph (64-80 kph) she doesn’t guzzle the gas too badly. We recently … Continue reading

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Get Your Kicks on Route 66 (or elsewhwere;-)!

The Dexit (Diomede exit) took place on July 1st. It didn’t cause as much a fuss as the Brexit did, but there was a certain amount of upheaval involved. Two days after we arrived my brother had a BBQ with … Continue reading

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Permaculture – A Sustainable Answer

What is the question? How can we incorporate all aspects of our modern lifestyles into an interesting way forward that respects the planet, those we share it with, and ourselves? From transport to planting gardens, Locky briefly explains this Australian concept … Continue reading

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