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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A big hi and welcome to my Blog. Here you can find an account of my thoughts, feelings and all my adventures right back to the early days of preparation for my voyage around the world.  

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Only Six Weeks Until Our Exciting Campaign Starts!

Friday, August 19, 2011

I'm sorry I haven't been posting here lately, I've been finding it easer to keep my Facebook page updated so check that out to see what I've been up to! 

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The Mini Fastnet, Turning 18 and World Food Programme Youth Ambassador

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Luckily for me it’s just started raining here in Dauarnenez, a little town on the coast of France. So instead of going for a jog I have a few minutes to sit down and write a blog. I landed in France last week and will be spending the next few weeks here training on a 6.5m mini called Skippy (see pic below), before taking part in the Mini Fastnet race later in the month. It’s great to be back in France and very nice to be back out on the water again!   

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Our Youth Should Have A Voice!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Hi everyone. Something a bit different for this blog entry and I need your help; have a read then jump on my official Facebook page and answer the question there or leave a comment to let me know your thoughts.


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Study, Ella’s Pink Lady and New Zealand

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Well as I’m busy with study at the moment I shouldn’t really have a lot to tell you! I’m trying desperately to just be a boring student with a life that revolves around classes and homework, but life just doesn’t seem to work out like that. The school work is going well, nothing particularly exciting but a new challenge in a different kind of way.


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Introducing The New Project!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Having started three months of intense courses to finish off my schooling, I’ve had quite a change of pace the last few weeks. After all the excitement of announcing the new project the other  week, combined with the buzz of all the events and travel in recent months, hectic had somehow become my version of normal! So despite plenty of study, enjoying a slower pace for a little while! 

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Bilbies, Bike Rides and Other Events

Monday, February 28, 2011

As always I’ve left writing this for so long that I hardly know where to start again! Well I suppose I should start where I left off last time on the blog. And that would be a few weeks back when ‘Jessica’ bilby, the young baby bilby was named after me.


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Jessica the Bilby!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Some pics of Jessica the Bilby (courtesy of Lyle Radford). 

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Young Australian of the Year & Germany!

Friday, February 04, 2011

I’ll admit I’ve been finding excuses to avoid writing this blog for quite a while now. I just couldn’t think of where to start, there’s just too much to tell!

I suppose the big thing that has happened since my last blog (actually make that massive or monumental thing) was being named Young Australian of the Year. Standing up on stage with the Prime Minister to receive the award was totally humbling and an incredible end to a day that started with a flight from Germany! So a huge thank you to everyone at Australia Day Council who were just wonderful.


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Lion’s Club Fundraiser for the Flood Appeal this Sunday

Friday, January 14, 2011

Just a quick update. I’m pleased to report that Mum, Dad and all the kids finally made it home today after 5 days in the flooded campground. They were all a bit muddy and soggy but seemed to have taken the whole thing as an adventure.


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