Category Archive: Travel

Holly Cow

Green Gully Track Day 1: Friday December 21, 2018 Cedar Creek Cottage to Birds Nest Hut – 17.5km Despite the huge downpour last night, the morning dawned to brilliant blue skies. We were… Continue reading

Green Gully Track

Day 0: December 20, 2018 Five days before Christmas Hammer and I had the opportunity to hike the Green Gully Track. It is a 65km walk through the the Apsley-Mcleay gorge in the… Continue reading

Los Angeles, CA

Chicago Marathon Trip Week 3: Friday October 19 – Sunday October 21, 2018 Los Angeles was the last stop on my Chicago marathon trip before I flew home. Not high on my list… Continue reading

Santa Fe, NM

Chicago Marathon Trip Week 3: Tuesday October 16 – Thursday October 18, 2018 I was sad to leave the warmth and relaxed feel of Savannah but at the same time I was eager… Continue reading

Savannah, GA

Chicago Marathon Trip Week 3: Saturday October 13 – Monday October 15, 2018 Approaching Savannah from the air reminded me of New Orleans – huge expanses of flatlands intersected by braided streams. Hurricane… Continue reading

Chicago Marathon 2018 _Race Day

RACE DAY: Sunday October 7, 2018 Race morning finally arrived, a 115 days after I started specific marathon training. Starting from zero running fitness and a lingering hip and hamstring injury, I ran… Continue reading

New York 2018

Chicago MarathonTrip Week 2: Monday October 8 – Friday October 12, 2018 Overnight fire alarm in my Chicago hotel further disrupted an already disrupted nights sleep. It had taken me awhile to fall… Continue reading

Chicago Marathon 2018 – Race Week

RACE WEEK: Monday October 1 – Saturday October 6, 2016 After the experience at Grandmas Marathon last year, I decided to arrive in Chicago with plenty of time before race day to settle… Continue reading


Friday May 11, 2018 While last week was interesting, visiting parts of the Southwest of West Australia, within a day or two I was regretting not changing my flight. The Bibbulmum hike was… Continue reading


Friday May 4 – Thursday May 10, 2018 Finishing the Bibbumun Track hike earlier then planned has left me with time to explore a little bit more of the southwest region of Western… Continue reading

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