Reading Benefits You: Here are 8 Reasons Why

Reading Benefits You: Here are 8 Reasons Why


“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”- Dr Seuss   Dr Seuss was one wise motherfucker. Anyone who knows me or has read this blog probably realises it doesn’t take much to get me ranting and raving about how important reading is.

Cold Shower Challenge Update: 15 Days In

First off, Perth water in May is a hell of a lot colder than I expected.. It seems to have gotten colder and colder, as the days have shortened and night-time temperatures have dipped to 4 or 5 degrees. Having said that, I’ve been really enjoying the cold showers, starting to actually look forward to them

Adventure Book Review: Into the Wild


I’ll admit, this was one of the few occasions I have seen the movie before reading the book. Therefore I first came across the story of Alex Supertramp (Chris McCandless) on the big screen. In of itself, it was definitely a solid movie, well worth the 2 hours spent viewing it. His life is an

Life with a Restless Soul

It’s like living with a pressure inside you. A pressure that builds over time until you finally grant it release… The relentless pull of life on the move becomes somewhat unbearable. That internal drive that doesn’t allow you to settle for more than a few weeks at a time. Then it’s off chasing the next

27 of the Best Mountain Quotes

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” ― Ed Viesturs “Because it’s there.” ― George Mallory “Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and

Mountaineering Book Review: Left For Dead

Left for Dead is an autobiographical account written by Everest Survivor Beck Weathers. Why do I say ‘Everest Survivor’? Beck was left to die (twice) on the slopes of Mt Everest during the infamous 1996 disaster. You may have seen the 2015 movie Everest which shows a little of Beck’s ordeal. He was played by