Tag Archives: Rowing

#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Some brilliant news from the weekend. I am especially amazed by the round-the-world voyage of the¬†Hokule’a, a traditional Polynesian Canoe built in the 1970s. The epic journey was also completed without using traditional navigational techniques. Here’s hoping that your week also brings you such epic adventures: Traditional Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Completes Round-the-World Voyage UK Midlands […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews

Amazing news about a new Alzheimer’s Drug Trial. However, if I have a favourite story today, it’s probably, the news about the amazing donations and the research supported by the 2014 Ice Bucket Challenges. At the moment, I am involved in the 22 Kill/Mi22ion Challenge, where people do 22 Press-Ups for 22 Days to raise […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Having worked in video games I am happy to see two absolute classics taken into the Video Games Hall of Fame. However, if any stories jump out it has to be the Invictus Games in Orlando. While the coming Summer Olympics and Paralympics will be an amazing show the Invictus Games have been a lifeline […]
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#R2BC Thursday’s #GoodNews – Bore Da!

If you add in that the are currently higher ranked than England today appears to be an amazing day to be Welsh. I’ve not listed the football news in with the rest of R2BC as there are likely a few of my fellow Englishmen who have a football sized grump on at the moment. However, […]
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#R2BC Wednesday’s #GoodNews – With a Sting

Plenty of interesting news today. Football not being my game I’ve, understandably, been ducking all the transfer deadline day drama. What’s been inspiring me? Well Pope Francis continues to amaze as he relaxes the rules on forgiveness. Durban becomes the 1st African city to host the Commonwealth Games and lastly researchers in Brazil have found […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

Tuareg Rebels sign Peace Deal Meningitis B Vaccine to be offered to babies in UK Fish Tank Pump helping save Premature Babies South African CEOs sleeping Rough for Charities Anti-Corruption Protester Cheered in Guatemala UK Adopts Hague Convention UK Small Business Confidence ‘Robust’ UK Government Borrowing Fell in May ¬£11m Boost to Welsh Social Enterprises […]
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#R2BC Monday’s #GoodNews

UK Hiring remains of Sky High Levels Obama-Castro Summit Caps US-Cuba Thaw Much-Needed Supplies reach Yemen UK’s gets First Official Vinyl Chart as Sales Surge Man runs 100 Marathons in 100 Days Archaeologists defiant in Iraq Men freed from Disused Bank Vault 2 rescued from Yacht off Great Orme 50 Boat Race spectators rescued from […]
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#R2BC Friday’s #GoodNews – 2 Years

I was surprised, today, as to just how many great news stories I found today. Then WordPress pointed out that today Silicon Nomad has been active for 2 Years. Well doing some research my first R2BC was on Facebook on Feb 4th 2013 but hey, who’s counting? It’s been 2 years of digging stories out […]
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