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Which charities am I supporting?

Which charities am I supporting?

As you may know, I’m living on less than $2.50 during February to raise money to help end extreme poverty. I thought I’d expand a little on who the charities are and why this matters. The charities I’m supporting are not simply band-aids. They all have a proven effectiveness in both effectively saving human lives …

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Today begins my $2.50 food budget

Today begins my $2.50 food budget

For the entire month of February I’m living on less than $2.50 per day for my food because I want us to end extreme poverty. Read more here. This morning started with $0.21 of oats and I have cooked up a few meals for the week. You can check my log and calculations here. Please read about why …

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How to define ‘good’?

How to define ‘good’?

Every morning I remind myself of my personal life goal, my purpose as I currently define it. So far I have only shared this goal with a few select people. When I have shared it there always seems to be a follow-up question. A question that is just as important to me as the goal. For the …

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Reflecting on 2016

Reflecting on 2016

2016 has been both one of the hardest and most confronting years on some fronts but also one of the richest years for growth in my relationships, character, understanding and growth in many other things. It’s been a year of tears and a year of smiles. It’s had a rich complexity that’s essential to life. …

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What's that embedded in my toast?

What's that embedded in my toast?

I’m so lucky. In fact, it could all be summed up in this very moment. Let me describe it for you… in detail. Right now I’m eating two slices of toast. One has homemade marmalade spread thick on it. This marmalade was given to me this morning by my loving grandmother who is lucky enough …

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Don't simply dismiss as bigotry, dig a little deeper

Don't simply dismiss as bigotry, dig a little deeper

This video by Junkee about Pauline Hanson is very much worth watching. It talks about the global “they took our jobs” trend in messages around the world that if dismissed as simply racism and bigotry could actually lead to more racists and bigots getting into dangerously powerful positions. Many people feel left behind by economic …

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Brexit: Some Interesting Perspectives

Brexit: Some Interesting Perspectives

It’s an amazing time to be alive and I’m humbled and made painfully aware of how little I understand the world and how hard it is to get inside the minds of other people… but it’s always worthwhile trying to understand things better. Here’s my roundup so far of the most interesting perspectives on Brexit I’ve read. Please …

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2016 Commemorative Edition NSW “Revvy” Bicycle

2016 Commemorative Edition NSW “Revvy” Bicycle

Introducing the 2016 Commemorative Edition NSW “Revvy” Bicycle¹ – brought to you in collaboration with the NSW State Government and the NSW Police. We’ve taken all the things that you love about riding a bike and made it better! We know you love riding along without wasting time finding your ID when stopped by the authorities …

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Get Australia moving

Get Australia moving

December 5th is the North Sydney by-Election and my name will be on the ballot for the Australian Cyclists Party. If you’d like to support me please check out my Pozible campaign, make a pledge or volunteer to help… but first, read why. I believe that Australia is a place where we should all have the freedom to live happy …

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