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

Latest Blog Posts

Choose Your Anger

on Sep 16, 2016 in: Life, Poverty

I was getting my Saturday off to a good start, waiting for the coffee to kick in, and scrolling through Facebook when I saw a headline. Anger consumes iPhone 7 queues at Apple stores as phones sell out around the world. I must admit it made me feel a...

(This is my annual Father’s Day post.) We can trace a lot of things back to our childhoods. For better or for worse it’s those early years that form who we are. I’m now coming to realise that there are many things that I see in my s...


on Aug 18, 2016 in: Sport, Humour

When did the Olympics start? I think it was a few weeks back but it’s starting to feel like months. I have to admit that I watched a fair bit of the opening ceremony but since then I’ve just seen updates in my news feeds or on telly. I’ve never...

Should Pokemon Go?

on Aug 15, 2016 in: Life

….. I was in Kings Park on the weekend. It’s a beautiful park that overlooks the city of Perth. While I was there I couldn’t help notice that there were thousands of people wandering around looking at their phones. They were all cha...

Fourteen Years

on Jul 29, 2016 in: Life, Children, Jesus, Poverty

Yes, it’s been a while since I’ve written, but time is short. How short? Well maybe fourteen years, maybe less. A week ago I had another one of those celebrations that happen once every 365 days, or in this case, 366. It dawned on me that based o...

Beautiful Survivor

on Jun 9, 2016 in: Life, God, Jesus

Working in broadcast media for many years I had the opportunity to meet some incredible people. I met personal heroes, like Australian cyclist Cadel Evans, and various other celebrities from around the world. A lot of the people I met were inspiring...

Going Ape Online

on Jun 5, 2016 in: Life, Opinion, Parenting

When I first entered the courtroom I had no idea of the events that were about to unfold. I didn’t know I’d be there for around six weeks, listening to dozens of people being questioned by prosecution and defence lawyers. It was several y...