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Happiness is teaching …


… your daughter to be able to hopefully defend herself should she ever require it. I say hopefully, because no matter how well trained someone is, things can always go wrong, a lucky blow can land in an unlucky place, vigilance can fail, shit can happen. However, at least I will have done my best … Continue reading

Happiness is … having another book with your story come out


April 4th, 2013, I received an email saying that my story¬†The Enlightened Soldier,¬† had been accepted for publication by Fringeworks. Just over two years later, this book has come out! Have to say that it’s great to pop on to Amazon, do a search for my name, and have another book pop up! This story … Continue reading

Two Pistols Pariah and his adventures on the Merry Sue


A bit of background. Every night my youngest asks me “What should I dream about?” For the last four years or so, I’ve come up with a dream for her. Most of the dreams centre around the world of Faraway, something that I created for my eldest 8 years ago, and which involves, Gnomes, all … Continue reading

Instructing – a privilege that can be taken for granted


Let’s face it, when you’re feeling ill, down, tired, grumpy or just plain lazy, teaching of any kind can be a chore. When what you’re teaching is as physical as most martial arts, and as athletic at Taekwondo can be, motivation can be as hard to find as hen’s teeth. This weekend, it was hammered … Continue reading

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