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Same goal, different tactics

Yesterday I went surfing. Now, when it comes to surfing, I’d say I’m an intermediate. I’m not a beginner, I can catch waves, stand up and even ride along the wave a bit. But I’m […]

a special encounter

A special encounter

Earlier today we had the pleasure of being able to touch real life Sumatran elephants. It’s definitely been one of the highlights of our trip so far and being so close to these magnificent animals […]

appreciate what you already have

Appreciate what you already have

Today we had to ride our scooter from Canggu to Nusa Dua (about 50 minutes) to go to the immigration office. The journey was a little less than pleasurable. It was hot. The roads were […]

time to think

Time to think

I recently read this post by Tim Ferriss about “deloading”. This is the idea that you should schedule time when you lower your volume of work (or do nothing at all) and relax, have some […]

last minute rush

Last minute rush

Today we realised we only had three days left on our visas in Indonesia. The plan was always to get an extension but it turns out, the process of applying for an extension takes about […]

new edition of guidelines coming soon

New edition of Guidelines, coming soon

After last week’s flop, I’ve decided to focus my efforts this month on producing a new edition of my popular ebook, Guidelines. The book has been a consistent seller, feedback has been positive and I’d […]



Today I realised something; I’m not anticipating anything right now. Or, put another way, there’s nothing I’m really looking forward. When I think back to our “normal” day to day lives, there’s always something to […]

getting organised

Getting organised

I don’t know about you, but I find there’s something incredibly satisfying about sorting through your todo list. I was just going through my various Asana projects, reviewing tasks, planning upcoming projects and getting clear […]

run your own race

Run your own race

Image: Huge CrossFit class on Saturday. In teams of two, we had to complete: 1000m wallball run, 100 burpees over bar, 800m run, 80 pull-ups, 600m plate carry run (20kg), 60 deadlifts (100kg), 400m lunge, […]


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