Preparing to leave the UK, i needed to sort out the flat i was renting, sell some scuba diving kit, sort out bank accounts and prepare the motorcycle and my kit.
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Choosing a WordPress theme for a motorcycle travel blog
I wanted a WordPress themes that would show my route, where i am and also allow me to blog. My first itteration, which though fulfilled my need of a set of pins in a map was not a useful way to communicate information about my trip. The second iteration created 2 sites, one for the map and a super-site blog.
BloggingI am certainly no Shakespeare, my GCSE English results made that clear many years ago. Throughout this site, you will experience a liberal scattering of misspelling, bad grammar and poor punctuation. Where possible, i hope that WordPress picks this up and helps me to correct. My philosophy has become, I?d rather communicate adequately, than not … Continue Reading ››
Vaccinations and medication
It was a fraught appointment (it wasn?t a good idea being the call handler for Devon Freewheelers in a location where mobiles need to be turned off) at my local doctors surgery. During my consultation with the practice nurse, she happily distracted me while injecting vaccines for hep-A, typhoid, tetanus, diphtheria & polio
In the beginning…
For years i have been dreaming of my own round the world (RTW) adventure. This year (2013) it?s going to start. In May 2013, i applied for a voluntary redundancy package from IBM. With some help from my people manager (thanks Paula!), i was offered a package that would allow me to travel for a couple of years. In July 2013, I left the security of full time employment, for a nomadic lifestyle.