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 …

Walks

I mixed it up a bit on Friday by going for a walk (and a little run) after dinner, in the fading light of the day. It was very peaceful and I must say that I enjoyed the change. I also did a bit of canoeing today which was fun. I hadn't been feeling too motivated …

Randomness

I had another great idea while I was out wunning/ralking today. It seems to be when I have all my creative thoughts these days. I was thinking what a good idea it would be if some clever geeky person made an app that could sinc my brain to my iPhone so that my thoughts could …

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 …