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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 36/2023: Eleven weeks to go

Point to Pinnacle: Eleven weeks to go Week of 4 September 2023 Stop sitting! This was my second week of my gradual return to work following weeks of trying to deal with my back/leg/nerve injury, whatever it is. It’s still reminding me that I’m not at full fitness and...

Week 29/2023: The pain did not abate

Week of 17 July 2023 The pain did not abate I mean, this is getting ridiculous. I have, as far as I know, no injury, yet my right leg is causing me a world of pain, in which sitting down hurts, standing up hurts and moving around relieves it...

A weekend retreat: Mount Field National Park

Mount Field National Park Week 24/2023 (part 2): Week of 19 June 2023 When we lived in the Derwent Valley (it seems so long ago now), we used to take the occasional trip to Mount Field National Park. Sometimes for short walks, sometimes to camp overnight. Prior to colonisation,...

Week 24/2023: Modern times and creole food

Week of 12 June 2023 (part 1) A busy week(end) This was such a busy weekend I’m splitting it over two posts. Modern times A friend told me about an exhibition at the Handmark Gallery they thought I’d be interested in, so I took some time on Friday to...

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 14/2023: A slow, painful week

Week of 3 April 2023 A slow down This week I was going to try out Laura Vanderkam’s idea of creating backup slots in my week to allow for unexpected things that might derail me. I didn’t end up doing it because Friday was a holiday and I didn’t...

Three times a week part 2

Tranquility by Tuesday Three times a week is a habit: Part 2 Last time, I talked about Laura Vanderkam’s wonderfully freeing idea that rather than beating yourself up because you can’t do [xyz wonderful thing] every single day so you don’t do it at all, by doing it three...

Week 10/2023: Three times a week

Week of 6 March 2023 Tranquility by Tuesday: Chapter 5 Three times a week is a habit. As well as James Clear’s Atomic Habits, which I’ve been writing about in the last few weeks, I’ve been working through Laura Vanderkam’s book Tranquility By Tuesday. Planning on Friday, which I...

Week 8/2023: Atomic habits part 3

Week of 20 February 2023 Atomic Habits Part 3 After the drama of last weekend, I’d hoped that this week would be a bit quieter. It was, but I felt like I was doing more thinking about what I wanted to get done and planning for it, setting things...