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How my GUESS watch saved me from a snake...

Yes, you read it right. This post is about how my GUESS watch saved me from a Mozambiquan Spitting Cobra.

So in 2015, we got lucky when I called a place for a last minute booking over the Easter break. 1,155 more words

About Me

Preparing for 39...

… my 39th birthday, a mere 7-days away, and the starting point of my 40 challenges lead up to my 40th birthday!


When I was young, 40 seemed so old… but as I’m getting closer to it I don’t feel old. 407 more words

Bucket List

Best Thing I Ever Ate

There is a show on Food Network, called Best Thing I Ever Ate.  I guess if we all thought hard enough we could come up with something.   314 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Tribute to Jay Cochrane: Prince of the Air

Tribute to Jay Cochrane

by David Smith September 5, 2016

Jay Cochrane, the Prince of the Air

No other showman can compare

On high wires and sky wires around the sphere… 174 more words


Ended possibilities.

How did you reach this point?
Where you feel the authority to snatch away a life worked hard for, a life loved and cherished, a life burdened with fears, cleansed in tears – like each of our stories – a nameless figure unnecessarily murdered for another number on a TV screen. 199 more words


Fear Factor - 2

I remember the first time I rode a bicycle without assistance. My dad had repaired four bicycles and needed to get them home. Only one could fit in the boot of his car so he asked us to ride the others. 431 more words

Life Lessons

Trump, Clinton and the Psychology of Fear

     A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, George Lucas created one of the greatest narratives of good vs. evil.  In a curious twist of art imitates life, the archetype is very much alive in the 2016 presidential race.   883 more words