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Rested and ready-Expedition Dust day 22

My body is well rested and I'm just about ready to move on into the next stage of my journey. I have been in Meekathara for 3 days now and it's been an absolute treat! Last night I was up quite late writing haha I'm always up late writing (currently 1:30 am). One of the challenges with my ADHD is insomnia, its not a problem when I'm riding because I'm so worn out after a day on the bike, but when I don't do anything physical I pretty much don't sleep.




This morning I got up and made myself pancakes with lots of butter and lemon and sugar, Dylan had avocado on toast. After breakfast, I got back into bed opened my laptop and started writing, I was writing a few media releases and a few blogs for the amazing sponsors who help me make what I do a reality. I have to laugh a bit because I am incredibly dyslexic and writing is a real challenge for my brain, it's so bad even the artificial intelligence inside my devices can't figure out what I'm trying to write half the time. But I love telling stories and sharing my life journey, I just know it’s always going to take time. I wrote for most of the morning, at about 1140 I told Dylan he should load up his bike and go for a test ride. I finished off the last media release before opening the locked gate for him and sending him off! He pushed off confidently and the water must have moved around in the trailer because Dylan instantly started wobbling and swerving I screwed up my face and looked away as he narrowly avoided crashing into two parked cars. He regained control but I must confess, as he headed off and around the corner, I was a tad worried.

We had to move out of the room we had been staying in at Made In Meeka because it had been booked before we got there, so I cleaned it up changed the bedding and rolled the towels. Anna the owner said we could stay in the unit they were renovating for free so I was moving all our gear into that. At around 1500 I got on my bike and went down to the local high school to meet the Meekatharra District High principal Emma Cooke and ask if I could talk to the students and tell them all about my adventures. I left her my number and email and she told me she would give me a call. From there I went up to the local youth centre to meet some of the local kids and organise to share my story with them aswell.



I rode back to the accommodation to meet Dylan as he came back from his ride. Thankfully he was in one piece! I got a call from Emma and we organised for me to come and share my stories with the kids tomorrow! Dylan had a shower and we headed to the pub. We had ginger beers with our bike mate Aaron whole we waited for dinner. It was pasta night and it was absolutely fantastic.

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Michael Moore
Michael Moore
2019年6月11日

Wow...what lucky school kids, to have New Zealand's most amazing adventurer arrive at their school in the middle of nowhere!

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Pleased to hear you are well rested and ready to go again. Welcome aboard Dylan I l ook forward to reading about your contributions. Sleep well tonight, it all starts again tomorrow. Enjoy day one back in the road.

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Jodi Marley
Jodi Marley
2019年6月11日

Glad you have had a rest Brando and Have Dylan to keep you company. Poppa and I so enjoy reading your post’s every day, and following your journey Made me laugh about The Gummy Bears when I think about how many I carried home from Germany when I was working. Love you Gran ❤️🙋‍♀️💋💨

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Vicki King
Vicki King
2019年6月11日

I bet alot of the kids will be gobsmacked at what you are doing.Pleased you are well rested and rearing to go again. You and Dylan will be great for each other.

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Dylan would have so laughed at himself trying to sort the bike and trailer out! Luckily no cars were hurt! I think that you two are sure going to be doing a lot of laughing together! Well done on making contact with the local kids, it is so important that children hear from young people about mental health and looking after themselves. I know that Dylan will be a huge supporter for you in this, as it too has been a dream of his. Go well guys!

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