Category: beach

Week 17/2024: Somatic stagecraft

Week of 22 April 2024 It was a quiet week. I had Monday off to recover from the holiday and Thursday was a public holiday. Somatic Stagecraft On Saturday I went to a workshop called Somatic Stagecraft with Jem Nicholas and Bec Tilley. Jem is an Alexander Technique teacher,...

Week 13/2024: Photowalking

Week of 25 March 2024 A quiet week, with a couple of very high points. It was a long weekend for Easter so I got a chance to go out walking with my camera. Photowalking: A weekend of photos Friday I look at the morning skies from the window...

Week 9/2024: Four thousand weeks and counting

Week of 26 February 2024 The last official week of summer included a ‘leap day’, which passed by un-noticed. Sunday was an incredibly windy day and I stayed inside all day. By mid-afternoon I was sick of being stuck inside and went for a walk to the beach. It...

Week 50/2023: Modernism and macros

Modernism and macros Week of 11 December 2023 Marvellous modernism This week I worked on blog posts about the modernism walking tour Lil Sis and I did with architect Bronwen Jones as part of Open House Hobart. There was so much material, I had to split it into two...

Week 44/2023: A normal week

A normal week Week of 30 October 2023 Not much happened this week I cut back on my walking training for the Point to Pinnacle, hoping some rest might be good for my foot. I don’t know what’s going on with it. My osteopath suggested going to see a...

Week 43/2023: Onward we walk

Onward we walk . . . Week of 23 October 2023 How do the weeks go so quickly? Thursday was Hobart Show Day. I know some people have a bit of a whinge about having a public holiday on a Thursday so it’s not really a long weekend unless...

Week 38/2023: Point to Pinnacle: One month in

Barb and the Mountain: Month one update Week of 18 September 2023 Point to Pinnacle: One month in My goal for the end of the first month of my Preparing for the Point to Pinnacle Program was to walk seven kilometres. This is about a third of the distance...

Week 37/2023: Airmail

The first airmail service from Tasmania Week of 11 September 2023 The things you find in piles of old papers Looking through some of my mother’s papers on the weekend, I discovered a letter written to my grandmother, who was living in Melbourne, from her brother, my great uncle,...

Week 34/2023: Life is pain, Highness

Week of 21 August 2023 (part 1) Life is pain, Highness Anyone who says differently is selling something. I’m writing this week’s post in two parts because one part is great and one is . . . Not. Let’s get the misery out of the way first. Week 34...

Week 26/2023: Pilates and shoulders and habits

Week of 26 June 2023 Atomic Habits Part 6 Starting Pilates I started my physio-supervised Pilates program last week. How it works is, the physiotherapist has two clients sharing an appointment. This means she can set one person up with their first exercise and make sure they’re okay, then...