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



There will be an end to the current crisis. Plan now to do something amazing to celebrate when that time comes. Ride for Compassion Coast to Coast 2021 is a one-month, 4,000km cycle across Australia from Perth to Newcastle, to help raise money for ch...

I was only away for a week, but I came back to a very different Australia to the one I left. Before I left, concerns were growing rapidly over COVID-19. Even at that stage a lot of travellers were cancelling their plans. There was nervousness in the...

A Transforming Hope

on Mar 4, 2020 in: Life, Hope

Beyond the countless palm trees and green fields, amongst the sounds of jeepneys and motorbikes, there are lives marked by heartbreak and lost hope. Many of the people I’ll meet over the next few days have heard the voice of poverty saying, you are...

More Than Happiness

on Dec 31, 2019 in: Life

It’s over. 2019 is gone and 2020 has arrived. We’ve now entered the twenties. Over the last few days, there’s every chance you’ve been exchanging the customary greeting of “Happy New Year” with anyone who happens t...

Beneath the Wrapping

on Dec 24, 2019 in: Faith, God, Jesus

(This is based on a post that I republish each year around this time.) While you’re unwrapping your gifts this Christmas I wanted to take a few moments to unwrap the real Christmas story. We all enjoy giving and receiving gifts on Christmas Day...

One day you’re walking through the shopping centre as normal, then the next day, WHAM! Not just Wham, but Mariah Carey, Michael Buble and a host of others singing Christmas favourites. I think I first heard Christmas music playing as the soundt...

It’s Happening Again

on Dec 14, 2019 in: Australia

The eighties … a time of big music and even bigger hair. Yes, I’ll admit it. I had a mullet. As the eighties started heading towards the brave, new world of the nineties, we hit 1987. It was the year Aretha Franklin became the first woman...