Striding Out

I am embarrassed by the recent focus on setbacks and money. I want the reading of this blog to be a happy and positive experience – not a whinge-fest/grumblog! So, moving swiftly on…. Some of you will have read in my latest newsletter that I have set myself the challenge of walking 10,000 steps every day. This works for me on many levels. 1. I … Continued

The Darkest Hour Is Before Dawn

Just when life seems at its bleakest… a few signs appear that restore my faith that I am on the right track, and that fortune does indeed favour the bold. Yesterday, after I had posted my grumbly blog (grumblog?) I received an email from a longtime supporter whom I have not yet had the pleasure of meeting, Markus Bennett from northern California. The photo is … Continued

Larger Debt

On certain Facebook pages you have to enter randomly-selected words to prove that you’re a human being. This morning I was faced with the stark words “LARGER” and “DEBT” – not a happy combination, and a reminder that with less than 4 months to go until launch date the expedition coffers are empty. And today has continued to be, well, just one of those days … Continued

Be The Change

Be the change you want to see in the world.(Mahatma Gandhi) That’s it. This quote has been going around in my head all day, and I just had to get it out. And (as Forrest Gump would say) – that’s all I have to say about that. P.S. written the following day… I’ve figured out why this quote was in my head. Today is Inauguration … Continued