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Desert memorial…

  Awesome memorial in the desert, but I can’t figure out why the shifting sands don’t cover all it’s stones etc. See what you think… A friend told me to go to a certain latitude and longitude on Google Maps. When I noticed it seemed to be in the middle of an African desert, I…

Nevis River Valley dam plan blocked…

As a regular recreational user of the amazingly beautiful Nevis River valley I’m  rather delighted about this: A controversial plan to dam Central Otago’s Nevis River for hydro power has been blocked by the Government.Environment Minister Amy Adams said today that a dam or diversion on the lower Nevis River would have major negative effects.…

Not Resisting Resistance…

Good advice here! Thought I’d share it as it’s something I discovered in the mountains where weather etc. introduced the futility of resisting nature when she’s in full cry. It’s something we can apply to our everyday lives… The building where I used to run a meditation group was on the same street as a…

A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…

“I’m not sure how I knew or had no desire, but I’ve not partaken for years, but many have, so this below is worth pondering on! In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It…

Iceland Kayak Project: Video Blog

Came across this via my friend Simon Middlemass… Join Ben Brown, Tyler Bradt, Rush Sturges and Patrick Camblin as they circumnavigate the island of Iceland in search of un-run waterfalls and rapids. For more check out http://www.benbrown.co.nz