The next fortnight

It’s not technically a lock down here, but it will feel like one because I’ll be working from home for the next fortnight. It’s an opportunity to brave the cold and get back into a bit of walking. It’s an opportunity I’d better embrace, otherwise I could be a very strange person in 14 days.Continue reading “The next fortnight”

Set yourself a challenge

How many times have you been encouraged to set yourself a challenge? Any sort of challenge? Eat better! Exercise more! Read the Iliad! Today is our first day of significant heat for the season, with an estimated max of 27 degrees C. It’s time to prepare for summer. So today, I’m going to add toContinue reading “Set yourself a challenge”

Is there value in short bursts of walking?

Apparently, most Australians are like me. We don’t get enough exercise, according to this article from the ABC website: It contains the usual list of excuses for not exercising, and suggests that short bursts of walking are a way of getting back into action. Think of it as snacking on exercise, one block at aContinue reading “Is there value in short bursts of walking?”

So Many Choices: Some fundraising walks for August

Do you need an excuse for a fresh start when the weather starts to warm up? Three fundraising walks popped up in the social media feed this week. I wonder if there will be any more before Spring arrives? For these types of fundraisers, you set yourself a kilometer target and organise some sponsors. IfContinue reading “So Many Choices: Some fundraising walks for August”