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“Once a bum always a bum. I fear the disease is incurable.” John Steinbeck

Mike is a writer and wannabe mountain man, if he could grow a big bushy beard he would, but he will settle for writing about all things adventure.


“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” Jack Kerouac

If you are new to Nomads on the Road, why not take a moment to get yourself familiar with what we are all about.


Misty Morning in Fernie, BC:

For how those interested in learning more about my beautiful mountain home of Fernie, BC, click here.

To discover my photography and essays about the Lake District, click here.

To find out more about my time in New Zealand, click here.

To delve into my travel writing and long reads, click here.

And finally, for those who are interested in looking at pretty photographs, click here.

Follow me on Instagram @mikecottonphotography

You can contact me on twitter @MikeCjourno or email me at mike[at]