What’s happening in my neck of the woods? Come for a walk…

What's happening in my neck of the woods I hear you ask?  Blog your Block is a way of looking at old and familiar sights with new eyes.  I love travelling and believe that when we travel we see the mundane with new eyes and the ordinary becomes extraordinary. Let's go for a walk around the …

I ran 49.11kms in 2 hours? So said my app…

Out for my super Saturday session today in the glorious autumn sunshine. It was my long run for the week, so a bit slower pace. My run keeper app told me that I did 49.11km in 2 hours & sent me a congratulatory email and all. I know I'm improving but hey that's a bit …

Haven from the heat

Reflections

29 degrees Celsius at 6am is an indication that the day will be another heatwave here in Melbourne. We are here for the Australian Open tennis read more here and I decided that Fitzroy Gardens would be a nice spot for my morning run/walk.  It was a delightfully cool, peaceful haven with green grass, sprinklers, shady …

Random thoughts while out running

While out in the pine forest this morning I decided that I should invent a new word - maybe Ralking or Wunning. You see, I've started running, except that it's not really running in the true sense of the word, it's more a mix of running & walking.  At the moment, as I've just started this new style …