Has it really been that long? I really didn't mean for it to be left so long.

Fitness wise, I'm around the 180lbs mark (13st-ish) these days. All muscle baby! LOL. Weights, cycling, climbing, etc. American food is great - but it doesn't mean you have stuff your face with it! Sure, I have the odd pizza, etc, and boy are they great. A true balanced diet is the key. I'm thinking of writing a book on it. I was too busy years ago. I'm living proof my ideas work.

Well, I've hit the big FOUR-O. Sure, I look a little older, but I feel as young as ever. I've been to some great parties, even some Tux only deals - rubbing shoulders with the big boys those days. None of the parties were as good as that night though. A lot better company than 10 years before. I was surronded by true friends. I haven't laughed so hard in years. My jaw hurt the next day, from all the smiling I had been doing. It was nice though that some guests said I looked no older than 34. They didn't get the joke, "They should have gone to Specsavers." Which made me laugh even more. Good honest people though. I can't fault any of them.

I met up with some old friends last month, just to let me know how things are. Going by the photos, some people aren't aging well at all! LOL

I've seen more of the world, than I would have ever dreamed of. Some amazing places - some scary places.

It's been a year and a bit again? What with traveling, and projects, keeping fit, and the free time having fun - I hadn't forgotten, just hadn't realised how much time had gone by for this very important time capsule. Even if I make a random post once a year, that should be interesting even for me - to see what I was up to the year before?! 

Friday night - time to have yet more fun! Who knows, I might even win another award? Fingers crossed!

- MadPea
30th September 2016

Oh how life ticks by. Just traveling back from seeing the Total Solar Eclipse.

It was well worth the long trip! I've never seen anything as amazing. I've seen large things cast some large shadows before, but nothing like this!! It's very strange how the wind whips up, but it goes colder and dark all at the same time. At least I won't have to travel as far for next year's one! Thank goodness it will not be as cold either! :)

I'll be back for a few days, before off traveling again. In the meantime, I'll upload my Sun photos.

- MadPea
23rd March 2015

What a fast pace the past couple of years have been? Finally had some time off to finish this project. Every photograph I've ever taken so far, are now stored on here. It's amazing what Undelete pulls up on really old HDDs!

It's a wonder I've not gone through more cameras with some of the horrible, horrible shots I've taken! LOL

- MadPea
1st April 2014

The MadPea website brings you the history, life, times and wanderings of me, the original MadPea.

You can meet all my family, friends and acquaintances, past and present, who have had an effect on my life.

No story is left untold, no pea is left unshelled!

I've illustrated the site with pictures, stories, letters and emails from my life and I hope you find them as interesting as I certainly have.

Some of them will puzzle you, some of them will make you laugh and some of them will shock you. That's certainly the effect they had on me!

Because of the private nature of many of the documents on this site, I've restricted viewing to close friends and family. If I've forgotten to tell you the way in (quite possible!), just email me and I'll give you the link.

It took me a long time to finish the story behind this site but it's been worth it. A promise made is a debt unpaid.

- MadPea
1st March 2012

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