Category Archives: Simply Happy

Painful Purchases and Grateful Gifts – Part 2 Grateful Gifts

🙂  Part Two – Grateful Gifts  🙂 To counteract Painful Purchases and if we feel the need to reward ourselves or have the pleasure in giving to others, we can do it with benefits to everyone involved, especially the earth, with … Continue reading

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Painful Purchases and Grateful Gifts – Part 1 Painful Purchases

A two-part blog here that I came up with while hiking by myself in the South African highlands when everything is pure, simple, wonderful and I have too much time to think… Part One – Painful Purchases Every purchase that … Continue reading

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What’s in a shower…?

A bright and beautiful sunrise on one side and quite dark and gloomy on the other is my advantage point over Kampala this morning (2 weeks ago). Luckily this doesn’t reflect my state of being as well. I wanted to … Continue reading

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So much to be thankful of…

Pre-note, this was written on the first evening of a cycling tour I did on Ssese Island and surrounds. I should also add I was exhausted the following two nights to write anything or to maybe even be thankful except … Continue reading

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I think it would be easier to be gay than to be Happy, simply…

What I mean by this is that it would be easier to explain, be understood and empathised with by my family, friends and society if I said I was gay than being someone who doesn’t own stuff (nor want to), … Continue reading

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Why can’t you buy dinner for 40c in Australia?

My dinner last night here in Uganda was 40c (1000 Ugandan Shillings). It was a mix of beautiful hand grown, harvested and organic potatoes (there are no chemicals used at the single farmer level here as they can’t afford them … Continue reading

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What was I thinking in Aotearoa New Zealand 2009…?

I had a wonderful read of my blog from a 3000km bicycle trip I did in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2009. The excerpt that really got me from all of it was 10 pictures defining my life for an article I was interviewed … Continue reading

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The End Game

Sorry it has been a few moons since the last installment but my role as campaigns manager for The End of Polio in Canada has been taking all of my time, passion and energy (which I am absolutely loving – http://www.theendofpolio.com/home/2012/06/the-presentation-and-engagement-with-polio/ ). … Continue reading

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