April 25, 2018

The Magic of Gas Ballooning – Episode 5

Commitment & Patience – two admirable traits in a person. We see that demonstrated with Team Poland. Yesterday morning there was a situation with the inflation […]
April 23, 2018

The Magic of Gas Ballooning – Episode 4

Team Poland are planning to fly to Berlin. With the slow winds during their last flight they covered only 80 kilometres in 16 hours so returned […]
April 22, 2018

The Magic of Gas Ballooning – Episode 3

There is an air of excitement around the Clubhouse today. A movie crew are due to arrive from the United Kingdom to learn about the rudiments […]
April 21, 2018

The Magic of Gas Ballooning – Episode 2

I suspect all of us have moments when our lives are touched by an extraordinary person. Two amazing people have touched my world this year. How […]
April 19, 2018

The Magic of Gas Ballooning – Episode 1

The lure of my flying in the prestigious Gordon Bennett Gas Balloon Race scheduled for late September 2018 would not leave me. So I gave in […]
March 23, 2018

Dancing Around Clouds

Clouds – they form a part of our daily lives except when skies are totally blue. Clouds – they could represent our thoughts when one’s mental […]
March 21, 2018

30 Year Anniversary – Across Australia by Balloon

1988 – 30 years have passed but my memories are as strong as ever. Today 30 years ago I was in Perth working to finalise my […]
February 4, 2018

2018 What Challenges Await?

I left my last blog to take on writing a 68,000 words piece and have finished editing 168 pages a story mostly on people and aviation […]
December 6, 2017

Brotherhood of the Roses

I started my blog wishing to compare the various dimensions that life brings when I looked at my world from high in my balloon basket or […]