China: Li River to Shangri-La

At one point in our journey I actually advocated to Cesca that we skip China. That she didn’t listen, and talked me round, proves clearly that […]

Hong Kong : The Most Photogenic City in the world

Certain cities in the world are instantly recognisable from hundreds of classic movies that have been set there. No one could mistake Paris, New York […]

Tier 1 Military Simulation – JAWBREAKER and BLACKHEART DVD release

After many edits, re-renders (taking on average 24 hours each time) and lots of work printing labels, cutting box inserts to size and generally fussing […]

Shimla mountains and a happy meeting

Breaking out of the Backpacker Bubble in India

Jaipur, the Kalka–Shimla Railway and onto Shimla

I sat on the balcony and considered the view. The remote 7800ft high mountain town of Shimla flowed over the hills in front of […]

Tier 1 Military Simulation – Helicopter Ops at ROLLING THUNDER

Here is a quick cut, colour and render of the Helicopter Assault during Tier One’s Rolling Thunder Milsim event.

I have put this together at […]

Jaisalmer, sandcastle of India

Jaisalmer is a town located 575 m west from the state capital Jaipur. It lies in the heart of the Thar Desert

On the road, […]

Agra and the Taj Mahal

Ask a hundred people where in the world they would like to visit most of all and a significant percentage of them will say Agra, […]

Ground Zero Weekender 2010 – The DA Team

Note: The film is at the end of this article. If you want to just watch that then please scroll down. It was when I […]

Outside Context New Zealand articles now on iPhone

The most common question I have been asked by people after returning home is, “which was your favourite country to visit?” For Cesca and I […]

The Harsh Judge

For most martial artists, being mugged in broad daylight is an unlikely occurrence. Fit, aware and confident looking people do not make inviting targets. However, […]

Goa: The Beach Life

I lay on my back and tried to relax. The sound of rolling waves crashed back and forth in the distance, which helped. However, the […]

Wudang Mountain: A Basho Film

In 2009 Cesca and I visited the amazing slopes of Wudang Mountain. The mountain is located roughly in northwestern part of Hubei Province of China.  This […]

Hanoi, Halong Bay and Tet New Year – Part Three!

The travel blogging is back! Note: This is the third part of a complete three part article that completes our time in Vietnam. This entry […]

Hanoi, Halong Bay and Tet New Year – Part Two

Note: This is the second part of a complete three part article that completes our time in Vietnam. We continue with our trip into Halong […]

Hanoi, Halong Bay & Tet New Year – Part One

The travel blogging is back! Note: This is the first part of a final three part article that completes our time in Vietnam. The next […]