how I learn’t a lesson from my 1 year old

day 155 to 161 – Todra Gorge to Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

day 161 – Ouarzazate  to Ait Benhaddou, Morocco

Sunday 12th February 2012.  Before leaving the campsite we had a long chat with Pete and Gill who are travelling around for a few months.  Pete used to own a car accessories business with over 125 employees in the greater Manchester area.  He sold the business when [...]

BIG things happen on the BIG trip


day 179 of the BIG trip the first picture of Baby Williams

The BIG news is that Tina and I are expecting!  I think we are officially what’s known as ‘geriatric’ parents to be.  So what is a 53 year old (me) and a 40 something year old (Tina) thinking of.  I already [...]

day 148 to 154 Erg Chebbi to Todra Gorge, Morocco

day 148 - Shadows on our way back at Sunset


day 154 – Todra Gorge

day 154 – Todra dog

day 154 – Todra Squirrel


day 154 – The Tuareg, Tina and Jay at the Todra Gorge

day 153 – The Giant ‘Mole Hills’

day 152 – campfire in the desert with the Lobsters & Europe by Camper


make the most of your 4000 weeks – action step two

Action step two – I didn’t work so hard.  Antidote to: Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed

I didn’t work so hard OR I have a great life/work balance Instead of ‘I wish I didn’t work so hard’ I suggested replacing that thought with ‘I didn’t work so [...]

3 attributes of successful people

As I write this we are on the edge of the Sahara Desert it is truly awesome here and so peaceful and still with the biggest starryist night sky I have ever experienced.  While we have been here I have finished one of the most inspirational books I have ever read called ‘Unbroken’ A World War [...]

day 141 to 147 Fes to Merzouga (Erg Chebbi), Morocco

day 147 – Merzouga (Erg Chebbi), Morocco

29th January 2012.  We chilled today and agreed with Bari that we would do the day camel tour tomorrow which includes lunch and then a view of the sun setting over the dunes.  We spent the day sitting in the sun reading and relaxing.  We had a little [...]

day 134 to 140 Chefchaouen to Fes, Morocco


Fes the old Medina from above

day 140 – Moulay Idriss to Fes, Morocco

22nd January 2012.  We were greeted by the usual morning mint tea from Abdul and his brother and we got ready to leave.  Tina had a chat to Di who is travelling down to Mali with her husband Neil [...]

make the most of your 4000 weeks – action step one

Antidote to: Nurse reveals the top 5 regrets people make on their deathbed  Action Step One – I have the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expect of me.

There’s a great saying from James Dean and he said, “Dream as if you’ll live forever and live as if [...]