RodneyOlsen.Net

Blog URL:http://rodneyolsen.net
Blog Tags:Media, Faith, Family, Australia, Radio, Cycling
Country:Australia
State/Province:Western Australia
Location:Perth

Rodney Olsen is a husband, father, blogger, cyclist and radio announcer from Perth, Western Australia. This is his blog.



Latest Blog Posts



It’s a weird concept but I’ve been thinking again recently about the self discipline we require to do the things we love. We might imagine that we’ll just get on and do the stuff we love doing and that we only need to discipline ourselves to do...

Most of us have heard the quote “There are no atheists in trenches.” Whether that’s true or not, there is something about difficult times that bring our deeper thoughts and beliefs to the surface. It’s when we’re in the...

It’s a little bit cool in Dehli today. The forecast is for a maximum of 18 degrees and a few thunderstorms. I’d be keen to take that over Perth’s forecast 40 degrees today. There’s another reason I wouldn’t mind being in...

Jimmy Nail has been described as English actor, singer-songwriter, musician, film producer, film score composer and television writer. However you see him, there ain’t no doubt that his hit song from 1992 sounds brilliant with the volume turned...

(Click on any of the photos in this post for a better look.) I really had no idea what to expect. It was February 2003 and I was travelling to India with my friend Mark Simpfendorfer for the first time. We were invited by Richard Kahn, Senior Auxilia...

It’s really hard for me to listen to this song without wishing that Amy had spent a little more time in rehab rather than writing a song about not going. If she hadn’t been so determined to say no, no, no we might still be hearing new mus...

Feeling Dispensable

on Jan 10, 2017 in: Life, Work

I’m completely dispensable. If I left my job tomorrow there’d be a time of adjustment but everything would carry on. I’m not an essential cog in the wheel. This is the final week of four weeks annual leave for me and I’m feeli...