Babies, Blue Skies and Bikes

Yup, Spring is here! Right now the sun is shining, flowers are blooming,skies are blue and everybody is happy…It was not like that the whole time. Well, obviously the sun never stopped shining. But this spring has still thrown some unpredictable weather at us. We had our fair share of rain and a good few…

Gone Camping

I never thought going on a camping-trip would be a big deal. Yet here I am, working 3 days to get ready for just an overnighter. It’s just a little different now. Where I use to be an unorganised mess, now I’m an unorganised mess with a baby. Not blaming the baby! But it does…

Tara Outside

At 17 days this baby discovered a hammock is a basic necessity. And at one month she rode with me on a bicycle… At two months she got her own set of wheels! And learned how to take a selfie… At three months she has walked in the forest, visited different cities, Played with new friends,…

Hi World

I had cycled about 15km on September 20th. At the train station that evening, waiting for Jim to arrive, my water broke. 22 September, at 12.13pm our daughter Tara was born.Of course she is more beautiful than any view I’ve seen so far…We’re looking forward to sharing many more adventures with you! All we need is…

This great wide yonder

I’m back! It has been a while but I’ve been very busy gaining cash & kilo’s in Ireland. Those last ones weren’t exactly necessary but it’s one of the side-effects of Guinness. Anyway, they might be of some use keeping me warm… right? I had the time to put together a little video of my previous…

Iceland, Ireland & the Lowlands…

Seven-and-a-half years ago a backpacker-tour came through a hostel in Derry, Northern Ireland. This is not a very unusual occurrence. Thing is Gerry, Isabel and Shirley were on this very tour. Three lovely ladies from Katanning, Australia. And I happened to work at that backpackers hostel. It’s now 4 years since I cycled into their town…

Everything is By Chance -by Beverly Ann

One morning Beverly Ann walked through the door of Alfheimar Guesthouse in Borgarfjarðar eystri. She’s a travel storyteller from Canada. You find her at www.embracetheglobe.com She came looking for an elf-story, this is what she wrote;    Everything is By Chance The plan was to fly on Air Iceland to Egilsstaðir, a small town located in East…