Monthly Archives: May 2009

So, I got an email from a friend today, asking what I thought of the concept of ‘free will’. Basically I don’t know what I think about free will, other than I’ve heard some cliqe comments about free will in church in my past, and am no longer sure what […]

The Center of My Life

Ever since I read this quote by Dean Karnazes, I think I have been afraid… “It is so easy to live a life that has been scripted for you by others, to fall into the mire of conformity by following a path that society has laid before you, rather than […]

Changing Lenses

I am subscribed to quite a few blogs on Google Reader, and today and article about the ‘Pedouin’ family caught my eye. The famliy of five (Mum, Dad, and three small children) are setting out on a 7,000 mile cycle journey across the US from Kentucky to Alaska on a […]

Talk About Pedal Power!

Seven months on from arriving back home… Watching video clips from the journey, I am filled with wonder at the audacity of what I set out to do. I watch amazed at the perserverance with which I stuck at it, even over rough roads on the longboard and through snow […]

Mixed and Painful Emotions

Just a quick note before you start reading: My journey took me to the extremes of living an alternative life-style. I learned a lot about myself, the state of the ‘world out there’, and the ‘world here at home’. Much of my post-journey musings may seem to be quite harsh, […]


It has been a long time coming, but today I got this email from Guinness World Records in New York: ———————— Hi Rob! All fine here and I have good news! The record has been accepted and this is the text to appear in the certificate, but let me know […]