Oxfam Trailwalker Australia 2019 – Melbourne, 100km. I’m in.

Keira has taken to watching old videos on my YouTube channel. “You haven’t uploaded anything new in months,” she complains. It’s curious how trends and moods change. We went through a period in which anything I said or did on this blog (and to a lesser extent photos/video on social media) was vetted with such…

Christmas Card Challenge 2017

  It’s Christmas Card Challenge time! If you’re new to the blog this year, let me explain the story behind this humble little annual fundraising drive and its purpose. A long time ago, I was that person who wrote Christmas cards. Not so much for pleasure but out of obligation, and also because I genuinely get excited about…

Christmas Card Challenge 2016

It’s time again for the Christmas Card Challenge! I’m proud of the legacy of this (humble) little annual fundraising drive, but let me explain if you’re unfamiliar with what it does. Once upon a time, I used to write Christmas cards. But the paper waste bothered me (yes, I know they could be recycled). Then…