Category: exercise

Week 7/2024: Theatre and walking

Content warning: Euthanasia Week of 12 February 2024 We had a public holiday on Monday, which was very welcome. I went to see the play Last Cab to Darwin on Wednesday. And on Sunday, Kramstable, Lil Sis and I went in Run the Bridge. A Wednesday night out Last...

Week 3/2024: Built to move (part 2)

Week of 15 January 2024 Last week I wrote about embarking on the 10-day Built To Move Challenge, hosted by Kelly Starrett and Juliet Starrett of The Ready State. This is part 2. Built to Move Challenge The 10 days of this challenge are based on the 10 chapters...

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 47/2023: Recovering, and meeting the governor

An excellent week Week of 20 November 2023 Recovery from the Point to Pinnacle This was my recovery week from Sunday’s Point to Pinnacle. I was relieved the walk was over! My sore foot didn’t hurt too much and the small amount of pain I’d had in my right...

Week 46/2023: Point to Pinnacle

The Point to Pinnacle 2023 Week 46/2023: Week of 13 November 2023 The Point The Point is Wrest Point, home to Australia’s first legal casino (“the Point”). This is the starting point for the Point to Pinnacle, an annual run/walk touted as the world’s toughest half-marathon. It ends at...

Week 45/2023 (part 2): Art and walking

A quick post to catch up Week of 6 November 2023 I split my Week 45 post into two because Architectural Drawing was such a big post. That was followed by Open House Hobart weekend, which is going to be a series of posts on my photoblog. So this...

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 42/2023: Queer art and quirky architecture

Queer Art and Quirky Architecture Week of 16 October 2023 Artfully Queer This week marked the start of TasPride’s annual Artfully Queer exhibition at the Salamanca Long Gallery. This is a fabulous exhibition of work from Tasmanian lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans* & queer artists, with the theme this year...

Week 41/2023: Strange days

It was a strange week Week of 9 October 2023 School holiday fun (and not so fun) moments It started off well enough. It was the second week of school holidays and Kramstable and I went to see Barbie at the wonderful State Cinema. It was a fun day....