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La Paz, El Ted and Karen

Eddie, or “El Ted” to his friends (and bar staff) has been travelling since before Jude and I set out on our big trip, but got stuck in one place (managing a bar in a godawful vibrant backpacker’s hostel) for long enough that we were able to track him down. Continue reading

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Things I’ve loved about Australia

It’s 6am, and either the memory of entering the country in the same manner or perhaps the mild dementia brought about by pitting sleep depravation and caffeine against each other is making me all nostalgic for our trip. Continue reading

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Real Australiana

So we were driving down the Eyre Peninsula when we saw a sign. It was an impassible obstacle in our path – at once an invitation and a challenge. There was no chance of driving past and ignoring it. Continue reading

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What exactly it is that I do all day

For the last few months I’ve been working at Imagination in Sydney, making some shiny multi-touch tables for GE. Continue reading

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Central Christchurch, one year after the earthquake

This is going to be a somewhat depressing post. But then again, central Christchurch is a somewhat depressing place right now. It’ll lighten up towards the end though, I promise. Continue reading

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The Red Centre, and The Hatching of a Plan

For our first proper holiday since we started working in Oz, we flew to Alice Springs and went on a road trip to Ayers Rock (Uluru to the politically correct) and Kings Canyon. Continue reading

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Rock clambering

So Jude and I have a new hobby. We’re going to the climbing gym twice a week, hoping to get good enough over the winter that we can go climbing in the Blue Mountains when Spring comes Continue reading

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SYDNEY!

We’re here! OK, so we’ve really been here for a month already, but we’ve been busy attending weddings, house hunting and coding. Well I was coding, Jude was being sociable and stuff. Continue reading

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Goodbye Africa; Australia, here we come!

So we’re sitting in a tacky airport bar in Johannesburg, drinking our last Windhoek Bier and thinking about the 6 months of travel that ends today. Continue reading

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A tale of two videos

These two videos are about as different from each other as two travel videos can be. Continue reading

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