Tag Archives: Tour de France

We all need a mountain to climb (Part 2)

A couple of weeks ago, I was on holiday with my family in France. Not St Tropez on a superyacht, mind you, we were staying in the cheap bit of the Mediterranean coast, to the west. I could say that it was a well earned holiday and I was recovering from a grueling schedule of […]

How to cycle a medium-sized European country

The Escape Artist is back broadcasting again from the UK, having spent a week and a bit in a foreign land to the south called “France”. For those that haven’t been there on a school trip, France is a bit like the UK other than its mountains are bigger, the sun often shines and the people there […]

We all need a mountain to climb (Part 1)

One reason people give why financial independence is not for them is: “I just don’t know what I’d do with my time” The answer to this, of course, is to do what you enjoy doing.  This will be different for everyone.  Some people enjoy what MMM describes as “tapping shit into a computer”, other people enjoy learning a […]