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.



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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...

Overcoming the Darkness

on Jan 8, 2017 in: Faith, God, Jesus

Sometimes, every fibre of your being tells you that the darkness has won. The darkness has snuffed out the light and there’s no way forward; no hope for the future. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. We̵...

Tomorrow would have been David Bowie’s 70th birthday but of course, he died on the 10th of January 2016, just days after his 69th birthday. This is one of a regular series of articles highlighting some of the music that has played a part in my...

Back in September last year, I wrote that it’s been way too long since the last time I cycled across the Nullarbor. It was in 2003 when I rode from Perth to Hobart. That ride seems almost a lifetime away from the first of my five crossings back...