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Is Happiness Only Real When Shared?

Cult travel movie and book 'Into the Wild' (which is based on a true story) documents young, intense, fiery and free-thinking Christopher McCandless's less than conventional road trip into the Alsakan...
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Are You the Type of Person You Want to Meet?

Just a short one today. None of the usual long-winded-will-he-ever-get-to-the-bloody-point article on today's Monday Musing. Let's keep it real. Do you ever find yourself bemoaning how you attract the wrong...
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How To Climb Mount Kinabalu in One Day

Last week I took on a new personal fitness challenge - climb Mount Kinabalu of Malaysian Borneo in one day. It was a successful victory, albeit far from easy. When I was searching for information on this last...
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New Challenge: Climb Mount Kinabalu in One Day

Every time I plan to climb Mount Kinabalu (13, 435 feet) in Malaysian Borneo - something always come up. But not this time. I've just booked my flight for Friday and I'm going to spend a week in Kota Kinabalu....
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Why Is the ‘L’ Word Such a Touchy Subject?

A few months ago my friend and I were being legends - hanging out shirtless and drinking tea in my apartment. As usual, we were putting the world to rights and enjoying deep, meaningful and...
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New Year’s Eve is Over, But You’re Still a Loser

The clock counted down from ten to zero to signal in a new year. And in those seconds, 2013 flashed before your very eyes. The good, the bad, the regretful and whatever adjective suited the emotion which you...
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Christmas is Over, But You’re Still a Dick

One truth that I have observed during 30 years on this confusing planet – is that people are generally kinder to one another at Christmas time. We're more patient with our parents. We agree to disagree, for...
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Man Vs Clock is Dead, Long Live Man Vs Clock!

It has been many moons since I have written regular content on this blog. And when asked why this was so, I could never really find the words to answer such a straightforward and innocent question. I usually...
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New Challenge: Man Vs World’s Highest Bungee Jump

Hello. Just a short one for today. It's my big 30 on Friday. I wanted to write a deep and meaningful post about how I'm the happiest I have ever been, how I know myself so much more now, what I want from...
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My 3 Months Experiment as a Vegetarian Traveller

For most of my meat-eating life I have felt internally conflicted with my personal choice. Like many other fellow selective carnivores, there were massive double standards in my behaviour and beliefs. I'd...