Total Immersion Swimming Review: Learning To Swim As An Adult

“As part of the curriculum this year, you all need to complete a triathlon.” – 7th Form PE Teacher Those were the words from our PE teacher at the start of the year. I was pooping myself with my lack of swimming ability. My running and cycling were...

WTF! I Represented New Zealand. In Poker!?

This happened way back in 2009 (beardless Jub), but representing New Zealand was pretty epic. This is the World Cup of Poker as I recall the events as a shy guy who didn’t know much about the world beyond New Zealand (or anything else as you’ll see at the...

Bungy Jumping In Nepal At The Last Resort (Finally)

I’m crossing the bridge 160 metres above the narrow river in northern Nepal. Thinking of possible excuses to back out at the last possible minute I think back to the morning’s yellow dahl curry. Perfect, no one wants to know the gory details of that. Upset...

My First Time Scuba Diving. In Kerala, India Of All Places

“Woah I never would have guessed my first-time scuba diving would be in India.” That’s what I said after giving the thumbs up to my friendly dive master to bring me up to the surface. The biggest struggle during my first-time scuba diving was...