3rd July 2017


Hippos The Zambezi Hippo council have placed a kill on sight warrant for me. You see I know this because they have attempted to get this […]
15th June 2017

My Day

It was early. The air was thick with mist and the smell of remorse as I took off in my small Cessna. My head hurt and […]
15th May 2017

One Life Many Choices

Life’s about choices. Every one of them has existential consequences. What are we looking for? What do we want out of life? How long have we […]
17th March 2017

Sitting at a Bar in Bangkok at 20h00

  The life and chatter. The smiles on the faces of every client that appears. The cogs of this bar are just beginning to move. This […]
18th October 2016

A real crash

I find the African bush a wonder of sights and sounds and on foot a wild adventure that few will ever truly appreciate. You walk in […]
30th September 2016

My best day

Isn’t it great when a day just gets better and better and you grasp it and just kill it. Wow. You feel fantastic, life’s good. You […]
2nd August 2016


Why is the word moist so disturbing to so many people. We all know that moist means clammy or humid. Moist is an extremely useful word […]
30th July 2016


What a stalwart of the World. A winner in all forms. Gracious and humble and often just taken for granted. Sitting under one of these large […]
16th July 2016

The Art of War by Sun Tzu, modernized by Michael Barker

Sun Tzu wrote the Art of War in the 5th century BC and its teachings as adapted by me very much apply to a lot of […]
20th June 2016

Flying to the moon on my hot air balloon

I have often looked up at the moon and wondered what the best way of getting there would be. What an extraordinary journey it must be. […]
12th June 2016


I love Mondays. What an incredible day. You see it’s the start of another amazing week. We spend our weekends planning for these awe inspiring motivational […]
5th June 2016

Zika vs Malaria

Zika is a miserable specimen of a virus. It is a fail in terms of world killers. Oscar pistorius has killed more people than Zika. Zika […]
27th May 2016


Fook is everywhere and I mean everywhere in China. Apparently Fook is a very positive word. We know it by another slightly different pronunciation but in […]