Breathe: Take a Dip with Freediving

Epic diving movies like Deep Star Six, Michael Crichton’s Sphere, Deep Blue Sea and The Abyss all play on the element of fear which is so perfect to manipulate underwater. A little freaky-tense music, startled faces and bam. Fear. In breathe, you could just imagine….there’s no air. Things are constricted and you can’t inhale. The … Continue reading

Kon-Tiki Movie Review

Kon-Tiki Movie Review

Any adventurer out there can relate to the escapism that one gets out of a well done adventure movie. Kon-Tiki, based on the 1947 story of Thor Heyerdahl crossing the Pacific on a raft does just that. The 2012 movie was nominated and won several film awards. Kon-Tiki is the creator god from Inca mythology, and the raft … Continue reading

Adventures In Rome: The Big Five

Adventures In Rome: The Big Five

Narrowing down Rome’s sights to top five presents quite an epic Roman challenge. With dozens of beautiful classical buildings and marble every time you turn a corner there’s more then enough top spots to choose from, but some photogenic spots I chose. Piazza Navona is one of the the largest and most social squares I … Continue reading

Seven Creative Blog Postings

Seven Creative Blog Postings

Try one of these lucky seven creative blog postings to save the day from another boring post. The Gear Review: Got gear? Whether it be your most dependable backpack or an electronic gadget that makes your life excellent, some stuff you just can’t get enough of or live without. Review away with some photos, video … Continue reading

Microadventure Planning: Escaping to Recharge

Microadventure Planning: Escaping to Recharge

As soon as I heard the term microadventure from explorer Alastair Humphries, I thought everyone needs more of these. To honour that twinkling thought in the mundaneness of normal routine, the theme here is planning more short escapes. With winter soon starting, there’s no better time then the present to start firing those idea neurons. … Continue reading

Writers in Rome

Writers in Rome

Rome is connected through a network of glorious cobblestone pathways. Cobblestone pathways like the words to a thousand page novel going on and on, into glorious book heaven, leading in and out throughout the city. The pages in my mind were falling all around through the Roman streets as I wandered. What stories the writers throughout … Continue reading

The One Week Writing Challenge

The One Week Writing Challenge

  Here’s seven days of writing ideas to sharpen your writer tools. Write away to your glorious hearts content. Monday: Oh Monday… how painful thou art. Write a 100 word piece about pain or conflict, and resolve it by the end. Best get this out of the way now, then move on to bigger and … Continue reading