Category Archive: Australia


Wednesday December 16, 2015 Six Foot Track Day 3 We woke rested and eager to get going before the flies found us. The weather was cooler when we woke and it promised to… Continue reading


Tuesday  December 15, 2015 Six Foot Track – Day 2 It is often said that Australia in summer is all heat and flies. Well it turns out it is true, at least on… Continue reading


Monday December 12, 2015 Six Foot Track – Day 1 After such a long time in planning our big 12 month long adventure, we were finally off on our first training hike in… Continue reading


A couple of weeks ago I visited Hobart for what was a planned to be a week long tour of wineries and  sightseeing with old friends. Sadly, some unexpected  news from home meant… Continue reading

Far North Queensland

March 21, 2014 A wonderful  weekend visiting Townsville and Mission Beach in tropical North Queensland, for a friends 50th birthday celebration. It has been over 30 years since my last visit to Townsville.… Continue reading

Hunter Valley – 2013 Tour of Excellence

Bluebush Estate, Hunter Valley 1-2 June 2013 Twenty four of us gathered over the weekend  in the Hunter Valley  for the UNSW Dive Club Fluffers Wine Tasting combined with my Randall’s 50th Year Tour… Continue reading

Life is Full of Setbacks

January 30, 2012 Life is full of setbacks. Success is determined by how you handle setbacks. ~ Lululemon I have been diagnosed with myositis.  A month ago I had never heard of myositis,… Continue reading

Alpine Way

January 1-6, 2012 So, so very pleased to see the end of 2011, Hammer & I were at Orient Point on the south coast of NSW for a Swiss themed New years Eve birthday to… Continue reading

Bogong to Hotham 2012

Bogong to Hotham Race January 8, 2012 Langford Gap to Mt Hotham (Run – 29km ) Hammer and I were at our third Bogong to Hotham race this year. In 2010, conditions were… Continue reading

More Lazy Hazy Days

Lady Musgrave Island Sept 25-Oct 8, 2010 Travelling in different countries and experiencing new landscapes is great for sharpening your perceptions of what defines home – that which ought to be familiar. Except… Continue reading

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