Life is an Adventure

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About me and this site

I have a lot of hobbies and this is a new one: blogging things I’m interested in, trying to be more creative and sharing my many learnings with my friends, family and anyone else willing to read. The main areas I’m planning on covering are:

1. My Life: Track and gain clarity into my own way of life, and;
2. Life AdviceShare my life philosophy with you with the aim to inspire

You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do – Carl Jung

Upcoming Events

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DateEventEvent TypeLocationDays to go
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Saturday, August 3, 2024UTMB Quito - 82K Oso (TBC - unlikely)Trail Race (82K)Quito, Ecuador48
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Saturday, September 7, 2024Mt Si Vert Fest 2024 1 ITRATrail Race (20K)Mt Si, WA83
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Saturday, September 28, 2024Ultra Trail Whistler by UTMBTrail Race (100K)Whistler, Canada104
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Friday, October 11, 2024A-Race: Lake Biwa 100 (6 ITRA)Trail Race (100M)Lake Biwa, Japan117
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Sunday, November 24, 2024Philadelphia MarathonMarathonPhiladelphia, PA161
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Friday, April 25, 2025Ultra Trail Mount Fuji (TBC)Trail Race (160K)Fuji, Japan313
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Friday, August 22, 2025UTMB (TBC)Trail Race (170K)Chamonix, France432

Recent blog posts

Set Sail and find all statues of One Piece's Straw Hat Pirate crew scattered throughout Kumamoto Japan as well as an amazing Castle and a Ghibli setting.

I attempted to run the entire Great North Walk from Newcastle to Sydney (~270kms) over ~3 days. Supported by my lovely wife - we had an epic journey!

Not only home to the the 2nd bombing in WW2 in 1945 but well before this another dark past at Unzen Jigoku. The site of Christian martyrdom, a dark period during the Edo Period when Christianity was banned. Practitioners were tortured and killed in the boiling hot waters.