It’s a mere five weeks until I hit the road from Beijing to Melbourne. Nerves and excitement are roughly in equal measure at the moment. There’s the little voice in the back of my mind that keeps saying things like … Continue reading

Maiden voyage

Greetings and salutations earthlings, I have just returned from the first test run of the Good Ship Touring Bike. After months of research, ordering parts, the interminable wait for the Chinese postal system, teaching myself about building bicycles and then … Continue reading

The Plan

To quote Baldrick: “I have a cunning plan…” Since parting ways with the Jade guesthouses in Dali, I’ve been thinking about what I should do next. Do I do the socially acceptable return home and get a ‘real’ job? Or, … Continue reading