September 13, 2019

Gordon Bennett Team Launch Sequence

Master briefing done. All participants departed to prepare for the Opening Ceremony held at the impressive Musée de l’Aventure Peugeot. All guests enjoyed a sparkling evening […]
September 12, 2019

Count Down – 36 Hours!

Count Down to Gordon Bennett Launch – 34 hours! 34 Hours! 20 amazing hydrogen filled balloons will stand poised ready to float skywards through the night […]
September 11, 2019

Welcome to historical Alsace France

Welcome to Historical Alsace, France Bienvenue! Cobbled streets, building dating back prior to 14th Century. My eyes and ears are alive with seeing and hearing the […]
September 9, 2019

May June July August

No photos posted as promised in my previous blog. Life sent me a challenge instead. Or I created it. Running down steps in my Ugg boots […]
April 4, 2019

More Writing

Yes I say the same as many folk – where do the days go? Time seems to pass ridiculously fast. Since my last post I have […]
November 11, 2018

I Wrote A Book

I wrote a book. I woke this morning with those 4 words dancing through my mind. The first three months of 2018 had me at my […]
October 28, 2018


Where does courage come from or belief in oneself? I keep asking myself this these past few days as I return to my daily life at […]
October 10, 2018

Post Gordon Bennett Flight

It is now one week since team Australia landed D-OWML in a vineyard to end their Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race due to lack of ballast […]
October 2, 2018

We Flew 350km East Above the TOPS of the ALPS!

Team Australia slept last night in an Italian farmhouse/villa 30km east of Venice. I woke today coming down from the euphoria of the last couple of […]