Category Archives: Sponsors

Limited edition copies almost gone

Personally signed and numbered, limited edition copies of my in-progress book are still available. However there’s just 24 left! It won’t simply be a re-hash of the blog posts I’ve put up. It will be a warts-and-all-and-blisters-too account of the … Continue reading

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Why I love my sponsors

I’ve been asked several times along my journey whether I managed to secure any sponsorship. Whilst I was unable to find a “here’s a tonne of cash” benefactor (and hence very appreciative of everyone who has pre-bought my book to … Continue reading

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Humbled.

I held my breath and told you all Of how my cash was low It made me sweat to share the facts And have you ‘in the know’ Yet kindness and support burst forth Through me, you’re having fun You … Continue reading

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The Demons of Being Positive

I’m never truly alone when I’m walking Te Araroa. Just like a dark storm-cloud looming on the horizon, there is a topic which I do my best to pretend does not exist. Money. Deciding to embark on this adventure was … Continue reading

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Limited edition books disappearing

The Dominion Post used my photo yesterday in an article about physical adventures/challenges as fundraising ventures. They also described me as “an Englishman” and how I was walking from Bluff northwards – all 100% incorrect. I’m not raising funds for a … Continue reading

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No Polo: me solo

Sending ‘Nice one guys!’ to Jacob and the team at Miles Continental on Tuam Street. I will drop off my Polo tomorrow morning on the way to the airport and they will attempt to sell it on my behalf. Fingers … Continue reading

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Sock it to ’em

It felt like hopping from a rusty old jalopy into a modern, well-crafted performance sportscar… Socks! I’ve never worn socks that “treat your feet” before, but the therapeutic LifeSocks from The New Zealand Sock Company give me hope that the … Continue reading

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