Monthly Archives: January 2009

A big thanks to Heather for bringing this guy to my attention – Nick Vujicic. Born with no arms and no legs, among other things he does motivational speaking. Click on the image below to see him in action. His story of course is inspirational. It would be hard to […]

Day 905 – NEW ZEALAND: Motivational Speaking

A distinct lack of photos are being taken these days. Oh well. So I went running with the Christchurch Marathon Clinic today. Absolutely fantastic. Running has never been so perfectly agreeable. The biggest thing that I enjoy about doing physical activity with others, is the fact that your mind is […]

Day 903 – NEW ZEALAND: Running

“There is a guy I know who has a skate ramp in his garage.” This was a comment from a friend recently about me trying to find new friends. It got me to thinking that when you’re involved in the long-distance skateboarding scene, and only involved in the long distance […]

Day 902 – NEW ZEALAND: Who am I?

So yesterday I went to a counsellor to talk through some of the issues that are bothering me at the moment upon re-entry to New Zealand. Some semblance of clarity has been restored, but it’s still all very scary. Basically I realised that there are heaps of things that I […]

Day 902 – NEW ZEALAND: Priorities

I was perusing the forum today and came across a link to‘s upcoming solo skate journey in Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile. In true world wide web surfing fashion, I ended up clicking on a link in Adam’s website about helmets. He condones helmet use in skateboarding. So […]

Day 898 – NEW ZEALAND: Wear a Helmet

And so it goes in my head. In most things these days; not just as in the case of the cartoon above. It is so easy to get ahead of myself. To not live in the moment. Or at least have a healthy balance between living in the moment and […]

Day 898 – NEW ZEALAND: The future…

A rather belated season’s greetings to everyone. It’s 2009, and everything is going to be fine. Welcome to the future. Just before Christmas I was greeted with a message when trying to access my website, telling me that I had exceeded my monthly allowance for bandwidth. A blessing and a […]

Day 896 – NEW ZEALAND: Happy Christmas…Merry New Year