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Take the red pill!

The Matrix 4 movie is soon to be released and the trailer looks promising. Maybe harkening back to the first movie. I feel we have collectively entered the realms of a global society on the blue pill. (This link gives … Continue reading

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The Emerald Isle – A Real Green Adventure

The puzzle was laid out before me. A big long tandem bicycle, a normal bicycle, a baby seat, two bicycle trailers, eight panniers full of equipment; our new family-sized tent, clothes, cooking hardware, a few bicycle tools, spare tubes, books, … 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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Locked down, but the doors are wide open!!!

Hello all, I am pretty sure this finds everyone in a place, or state of mind, you never dreamed you would have been in about two months ago. When I was writing my latest book, Cycling off the Cliff… and … 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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Transformative Economics, very cool!!!

In our world of seemingly very strange choices of our political figures, it is so nice to know that people are out there trying to transform our world into a fairer place economically. Sounds like an uphill battle, but hey … Continue reading

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An hour a day then put it away!

Do you think that is possible in our modern world of always being connected? Besides sharing in his journey of becoming a doctor, my friend Jan, a child psychologist in training from Holland, has some interesting thoughts on the matter … Continue reading

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