An Adventure Before Breakfast

One of the things I often do is go for a jog before breakfast. When I?m traveling, my morning jog can be a bit of an expedition, as it was a few days ago. We were staying in a hotel in Wagga Wagga for a few days and as usual, I?d packed some exercise gear. I don?t...

Someone Put a Volcano In My Path

The Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge I love a challenge, in fact like all of us, I need a challenge, because without it, I just seem to let life happen to me. Lately my fitness has suffered from a lack of focus. I need to lose a few kilograms and I need to increase...

January Madness

The disastrous flooding in Queensland, NSW and Victoria distracted the country?s attention and whilst all around us has been flooded with water, we have been flooded with activity; social, community, family and work. Stand aside 2010, 2011 is well underway. January is...

The Flood of 2010

We have had many storms and record rainfalls over the last few weeks and the place is a quagmire.? The dams are all bursting over spillways and the creeks are all swollen, there is some minor flooding and quite a few homes have sustained water damage. On Saturday, it...

The Inaugural Run 4 The Brain

Last year I went to a friend?s wedding; a celebration of life, of happiness, of love and devotion. Within months, my friend?s new husband was diagnosed with a tumour on the brain and given months to live. He underwent surgery and is of course, still having...

Two days they will never forget

I?ve just spent the last two days helping to officiate at a very unusual inter-school sports carnival. This wasn?t your typical inter-school athletics carnival, where the object is to find out which children are the fastest, strongest, most skilled etc. This was an...