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Week 47

Learn to hang-glide.

So this week I took to the country in search of a thrill and did some hang gliding.

Always though this looked cool and learnt there was a place you could learn form beginner level. 114 more words


cradled by updrafts
gliding between ground and clouds
the cord has been cut


Climb every mountain... in the French Alps

Lunch in the French Alps. An enormous roquefort and walnut salad. Sadly no wine as I’m en route to Monte Carlo.

It’s been a difficult couple of days, widow wise. 404 more words

French Alps


Paragliding off Port Kembla, Wollongong, at Hill 60. It’s a surprise how close you can get to the gliders.

They launch from right off the top of the Hill 60 lookout car park. 48 more words


She who… wants to go gliding in New Zealand

Firstly, it must be Hang Gliding – why? It may sound terrifying but you zipped up in what is essentially a sleeping bag, so that when hanging flat you’re facing the ground but once you are up in the air in this position it is fantastic, a true bird-like experience. 211 more words

Day Out

New Zealand

So we’ve talked Australia, now lets talk the land of the kiwis.

On this trip, really anything can happen. I could find my calling as a kangaroo trainer and never make it out of Sydney, but if I do make it to New Zealand, here are some of the things I hope to see and do: 488 more words

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