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


November 10-17, 2015 I have always wished to experience an autumn in its full glory. The lovely  russet brown and yellow trees, shortening days and cooling temperatures.  So a trip to New York for… Continue reading


November 3-10, 2015 It has been over 20 years since I was invited to come and visit New Orleans by a work colleague  and finally I made it. It is certainly colourful and… Continue reading


October 27-November 3, 2015 Another international marathon in 2015 done and dusted. If 3 years ago someone had told me that this would ever happen, I sure would not have believed it. At… Continue reading

Got My New York On

Sunday November 1, 2015 – New York Marathon  What an event, what a day and  I finished. I still can’t believe it. I certainly had a lot to be worried about. It was… Continue reading

New York State of Mind

Tuesday October 20, 2015 – 2 weeks to New York Marathon Since the last post, 3 months ago I have totalled  400km in training with the longest run being 22 km in distance. There… 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

7,486 Miles to the PCT is One Step Closer

Today Halfmile’s PCT app, which I downloaded ages ago, is indicating than we are 7,486 miles from the start of the PCT hike. But we are super excited to be at least one step closer,… Continue reading

Hello WordPress

This is a test run of WordPress app on my Samsung tablet. Just started using WordPress and testing the app and speaking into it to see how well it translates my words into written… Continue reading

Boston Marathon Blues

Monday June 22, 2015 – 19 weeks to New York Marathon (45km) It has been 8 weeks since the Boston Marathon and running has been spasmodic at best. It took almost 3 weeks to get… Continue reading

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