Bushwalks and Lookouts

When nature is the medicine you need.

My to-do list is just ridiculous. My business is growing and my community volunteer work is coming to a head. I’m so grateful for the business opportunities I have and my community…

52 Hikes 52 Weeks

So this year – the year I turned 50 – I set myself a target to complete the 52 Hikes in 52 Weeks challenge. I started well but dipped in the middle…

Tackling the Douglas Track. My first walk in FNQ

“Would you like to come for a walk? It’s not very hard.” “It’s not very hard”. When someone tells me it’s “not hard”, I’m learning that there are different definitions of “hard”…

Swimming at Uriarra Crossing

Today we went swimming at Uriarra Crossing which is part of the Murrumbidgee River. It was a little stoney, but the water was lovely after the tail end of the east coast…

‘General Fitness’ failure

We’re always seeing posts on Facebook and Instagram of the fitness wins, e.g. “Swam 30 @laps”, “Ran 8kms today”, “Smashed out a pump class” – but we don’t often see the failures.

From Sydney to Straddie

On Friday afternoon I headed to the opening night of Vernon’s new exhibition Not An Animal Or a Plant at the National Art School in Sydney.

Freshwater swimming at Enoggera Reservoir

Yesterday was hot, and today was even hotter in Brisbane. While I, in recent years have rediscovered ocean swimming (my favourite spot is Woorim Beach at Bribie), the rest of my family…

Bunyaville Conservation Park

As part of my new found interest in bushwalking, today I headed out to Bunyaville Conservation Park. It’s only about 5 or so minutes from home in the northern suburbs of Brisbane….