Category: habits

Week 15/2024: Davey street

Week of 8 April 2024 This week was back to normal after a couple of short weeks for Easter.  Well, normal in the sense that I had my regular five days of work and my weekend family visit. Cool non-normal stuff happened too! Wandering in Davey Street Hobart street...

Week 12/2024: Sea songs and chicken homes

Week of 18 March 2024 After a fabulous Tasmania Reads week, I got to exercise my democratic right to vote on Saturday. I’m leaving this election day outfit here. If you know, you know. Songs of the Sea I suppose you could say Friday night’s conversation about Tasmanian wild...

Week 10/2024: Stop clearing the decks

Week of 4 March 2024 At the risk of sounding like I’m turning my learnings from Four Thousand Weeks into a project, I tried one of the strategies in the book this week. Another 4,000 weeks post Stop clearing the decks (part 1) Not clearing the decks is one...

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 8/2024: Sandstone and dancing

Week of 19 February 2024 I had another busy weekend, doing some cool activities Richmond Open House Richmond was a one-off Open House organised to fit in with Richmond’s bicentenary celebrations running from December 2023 to March 2024. Mumirimina A sobering but important part of this is the Mumirimina:...

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 5/2024: Dreamworld

Week of 29 January 2024 I had a couple of fun nights out this week. Here’s the story of one of them. Pet Shop Boys I have loved Pet Shop Boys since I first saw them on Countdown in 1986. (Might actually have been the original release of ‘Opportunities’...

Week 4/2024: Tracking my habits

Week of 22 January 2024 I had a full week at work. I tried to focus on moving more, getting more sleep and tracking my habits. Built to move update Last week I wrote about the three things from Built to Move I want to focus on to rebuild...

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...