Inspiring Women

Some Stuff “About Me”

Posted by on Mar 17, 2014 in About Jane, Courage for travel, Inspiring Women, Solo Travel | 2 comments

Some Stuff “About Me”
The smorgasbord of life called Jane St Catherine from a secure suburban existence. Leaving her husband and an office job, she set off on an old 250cc trail bike to ride around the world. With determination, persistence and courage she has overcome many challenges. University educated and continually learning from diverse experiences, Jane has
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Life inside the Cabin of Jane’s Bloody big truck”

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in About Jane, Australia, Courage for travel, Inspiring Women | 0 comments

Life inside the Cabin of Jane’s Bloody big truck”
It was an adventurous spirit that led Singleton mine worker Jane St Catherine into a job in the mines in the Pilbara a few years ago. And almost immediately after starting to drive enormous dump trucks around the alien landscape of Pannawonica, Western Australia, the words started flowing.
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Around the world on an old XL250?

Posted by on Mar 10, 2014 in About Jane, Courage for travel, Inspiring Women, Solo Travel | 0 comments

Around the world on an old XL250?
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Have you seen our ABC Open ad on telly? Well here’s the story – and photo – behind one of the memorable moments from our 60 second TV spot.

If you haven’t seen our ad, click here to see it. Everyone in it is a real person, who has been a part of ABC Open, either as the subject of a story, the creative force behind it, or both.

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Transforming Myself Into a Published Author

Posted by on Jan 21, 2014 in About Jane, Inspiring Women | 0 comments

Transforming Myself Into a Published Author
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Countries visited

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in About Jane, Courage for travel, Inspiring Women, Solo Travel | 3 comments

Countries visited
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Vulnerability and courage in solo travel

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in Courage for travel, Inspiring Women, Solo Travel | 9 comments

Vulnerability and courage in solo travel

I love Brene Brown’s TED talk quote “vulnerability is our most accurate measure of courage”.

I believe travel requires both vulnerability and courage.

What do you think?
Does it take a lot of courage to undertake a big journey (or any journey)?
Have you felt vulnerable, alone or afraid in a foreign country (or your own)?
Does your courage grow as you allow yourself to be vulnerable?
Is it vulnerability, fear or both that prevents you from going after your dreams?

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