Category: birds

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 16/2024: A recap of the week

Week of 15 April 2024 This is a quick summary of week 16 while I catch up with the travel blog posts from the Canberra and NSW trip. You can read the first travel blog post here. Week 16 summary Habit tracker 9.30 shutdown: 3/7 days 8,000 steps: 7/7...

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 2/2024: Built to move

Week of 8 January 2024 Built to move Back in the middle of 2023, when I was dealing with a painful back injury, I came across the book Built to Move by Kelly Starrett and Juliet Starrett. I’d seen the book mentioned in a review and it sounded interesting...

Week 51/2023: ‘Twas the week before christmas

The last week of work for 2023 Week of 18 December 2023 The 21st of December Gravy Day. What started as a greeting on December 21 in the official Paul Kelly email group (this is how long it’s been going) is now kind of a mainstream(ish) Thing. Someone else...

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 39/2023: Heartbreak

Heartbreak: The oak and the plover Week of 25 September 2023 The oak When Kramstable left primary school in 2018, his school gave each of the year 6 leavers an oak sapling descended from its oak tree as a memory of their time there. I wrote about it at...

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 23/2023: Back to back

Week of 5 June 2023 Back to my back This week I had an appointment of some sort every day except Monday, including a double-up on Friday, when I also had to take my mother to an appointment. I went to the physio for the first time in a...

Week 20/2023: Photos of the week

Week of 15 May 2023 Photos of the week Or some photos I liked this week. City to Casino Lil Sis, Kramstable and I took part in the 50th City to Casino fun run on Sunday morning. Kramstable ran; Lil Sis and I walked. It was freezing, and when...