I’m addicted to the simple pleasures in life: The outdoors, travelling by bicycle, telling stories and a dang fine cup of coffee.

On this site you will find stories from the road, campfire tales and photos from my many trips across our shrinking world.

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THE DOG BUTCHERS OF CHINA

THE DOG BUTCHERS OF CHINA It was still early when I navigated the streets of Yangshuo’s central market, by the time I arrived at the main entrance there was already a hive of activity. Streams of old women were busy unloading an array of unusual looking fruits...

FALLOUT: THE DAY I TOURED CHERNOBYL

FALLOUT The Day I Toured Chernobyl You must not walk on the moss, OK?’ A thick Ukrainian accent echoing throughout our rusty soviet made minivan. We all sit in silence nodding our heads furiously. ‘I repeat to you, do not step on the moss when we reach...

CENTRALIA, PA

CENTRALIA, PA The front fender of our underpowered rental car catches a raised piece of concrete as we enter the makeshift car park on the edge of highway 61, Pennsylvania. Julie and I exit our tiny ash grey Nissan to inspect the damage, luckily everything looks fine...

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