Category: Victoria

I’m on a foggy highway

I’m on a foggy highway Mount Gambier, Australia Mount Gambier, Australia We had breakfast at the Surf Club on East Beach in Port Fairy. It was a magical view out to sea and the light house. After a final stop in town for some last-minute souvenirs, we began making...

Fairy dust and wormwood

Fairy dust and wormwood Port Fairy, Australia Port Fairy, Australia Today was a short distance to travel – only about 100 km from the Twelve Apostles to Port Fairy, but it took several hours because there’s so much to see on the way. After yesterday’s disappointing viewing of the...

The most significant lighthouse in Australia

The most significant lighthouse in Australia Twelve Apostles, Australia Twelve Apostles, Australia This morning we had breakfast at the villa, which was included in the room rate. A step (or several steps) up from the standard continental breakfast, the choices included home made muesli, porridge with stewed fruit, croissants,...

Jousting with fire

Jousting with fire Ballarat, Australia Ballarat, Australia Our plan for today was to spend the day at Sovereign Hill in Ballarat. I can remember going there on my Grade 4 school trip and really enjoying it, so I imagined that Kramstable would love it. Despite him saying how much...

Back to Bacchus

Back to Bacchus Bacchus Marsh, Australia Bacchus Marsh, Australia I woke up at 3.30 and couldn’t get back to sleep. Even for me this is stupidly early and I didn’t want to get up then. I ended up going for a walk before getting the last few things I...

Counting and running as I go

Counting and running as I go New Norfolk, Australia New Norfolk, Australia In February 1979, our family packed up my father’s baby-spew green Datsun 180B (apparently the actual name of this shade is Datsun Spring Lime. Who knew.) and embarked on the biggest adventure of my life up to...

Walk in Her Shoes – Training Update

It’s now less than 3 weeks to the start of the Walk in Her Shoes Challenge on 16 March. I’ve signed up for the “Gold” level, which is 20,000 steps a day – the same as I signed up for last year. Before I signed up I’d set myself...

Week in review: 16-22 February 2015

This week’s goals: 17,000 steps per day – 6/7 days. Weekly total 137,518 (daily average 19,645) [Private Goal] – 0/7 days Go to bed before midnight (baby steps!) – 5/7 days – 3 of which were 11.55, but it all counts! This week was a quiet week. Still settling back...