Rohan Nowell

Website developer at Virgin Mobile Australia. www.rotub.me


Put down your smartphone and pick up a book


Flash back to 12 months ago and you will find me on a train heading to work, playing with my iPhone.


Reading kids books

For 26 years of my life I struggled to read and/or complete books

For 26 years of my life I struggled to read and/or complete books

Tracking Gorillas in Uganda

“Be patient” the armed guard said to our guide “I will run with the radio back up there and try again. Then if we still don’t hear, that’s…

I've been tracking my sleep for 3 years.

Stats & Graphs


I have been tracking my sleep for 3 years.


The Little Prince


Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature, about the primeval forest. It was a picture of a boa constrictor in the…


Movies and Moviies

So many people are building wonderful things using their incredible talent that it can be discouraging to even think about trying an idea 
of our own.


The problem

In recent years I have become obsessed with viewing side projects. There are some really talented people on the internet building really good…


Safety in Guatemala


A few days before flying to Guatemala I was only able to find a handful of blogs that had positive or helpful information about the country. It was common to come across…


Burned.

This is an old post from my blog, that I feel is worth reposting.


A couple of years ago I became overwhelmed and frustrated at how busy I had let myself become. By choice I was working full-time with long hours while studying a Bachelor of Business at university part-time. I was sure I wanted to be doing both: working gave me money and a purpose while…


Admiring people and their work

How my side project helped me appreciate other people, and their work


So many people are building wonderful things using their incredible talent that it can be discouraging to even think about trying an idea of our own.

I have craved to have a side project where I would be in full…


Clean your carpet


These three chemicals will remove almost anything from your carpet:

Ammonia, Methylated Spirits and White Vinegar.


Put down your smartphone and pick up a book


Flash back to 12 months ago and you will find me on a train heading to work, playing with my iPhone.