The NANOWIMO Mission starts in just 18 Days #shouldidoit

The clock is ticking for National Novel Writing Month (NANOWIMO) which starts in November and goes till month’s end. I learned about it a few years ago and always wanted to participate but never have. I’d start preparing for it looking to get involved but always got distracted by the closest shiny object in my …

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A Nomad but not the Digital Kind

When you travel a lot you hear about people who have been doing it for years. Some of go toAustralia or New Zealand on working holiday visas and others work under the table in some places or volunteer but every one of us has got the travel bug. Then there are those who find ways …

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Fallen but Not Beaten

By the time most people are in their 30s they have had several careers, me I’ve had none and that’s not a bad thing it’s just my reality. I can’t live expecting my life to be like most people. Forging your own path off the normal routes where there are no markers is full of …

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I can’t leave this not done before I can go forward

My parents have asked me many times to come home and I haven’t? Why haven’t I returned back to Canada after traveling for more than 5 years. I guess it’s a matter of pers[ective but after my second full year on the road I realized that if I wen’t back I’d have to start from …

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The end (of Muay Thai for me) or the end of the Beginning

I am back in Pai for a bit and it’s probably time to appreciate the time I have cause although I am not sure at the moment what will happen I think if I can get 10 to 12 fights under my belt I will call it a day in the ring. Its not that …

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Chase the Rabbit

Here I am sitting in the Phuket Airport just wondering what to do? I thought that I would do a few more fights in Thailand and get to double digits and then be done with fighting. I didn’t come to Phuket to train, at least not really but being there where the heart of muay …

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This is my Day 1 – Let’s Write Anything

I need to test out my grasp of narrative structure and just get into the rhythm of writing every day and yesterday I failed. Now there is no way I’ll be able to do it consistently for awhile but it isn’t about doing it at the same time every day its about making writing a habit …

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The anticipation of heading to a new place for the first time

There is something about going to a new place for the first time that gets me going. It’s getting ready to see the epic view, to experience a new place but most importantly meet new people. We are inundated with stories but until you go there yourself and can touch the ground and look up …

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The Difference between a Vacation and Travel as a Lifestyle

I’ve written the difference between vacation ans travel before and here I go again. Not so anyone reads this but just to reaffirm it for myself.

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Battling against Decision Paralysis is the Fear of Making the Wrong Choice

When you have so many possibilities in front of you it is easy to get overwhelmed. You feel like no matter what you choose you will be missing out on something else or be making the wrong choice. I always fall back into my inability to open one door because it closes the others even …

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