BALI TETRATHLON I did my first ( and only) Tetrathlon 25 years ago, at Matilda Bay, Nedlands, Western Australia, I came dead last ( I felt dead) at the finish, ( it didnt help someone moved the cones and I cycled 5 klms more than I needed) But this is no time to dwell on … Continue reading My Bali “Tetrathlon”
BUCKET LIST 3. Join Five mile high club. This has been on my Bucket List for awhile, but then its not so easy to tick off the list. Not only do you need a flight, you need a willing and able party traveling with you. My plan was never to accost some complete stranger on … Continue reading BUCKET LIST : 3. Join The Five Mile High Club.
Staying in the UK with relatives who are great cooks ALWAYS means I come home looking like a candidate for “The Biggest Loser”, so I thought Id try something different this visit. Older friends of mine had just completed the Coast to Coast walk across the UK, including a long section across the Yorkshire Dales, … Continue reading A Walk in the Yorkshire Dales, or Not?
“REVERSING AROUND DEVON” As I have just spent 9 hours in a car, driving from Yorkshire to Devon, a trip that should only have taken 6 hours, I thought I might give some tips on driving overseas. k TIP 1 Driving in Devon UK, don’t do it, is my advice but if you must, be … Continue reading “Reversing around Devon UK”
3. EARNING POINTS WITHOUT FLYING. One of the best things about frequent flyer programs is you can earn points without flying anywhere. In fact, you can and should be earning frequent flyer points on everything from your shopping, phone, credit cards, petrol, going to the movies, eating out and numerous other ways, you can even … Continue reading 3.Earning ff points without flying anywhere!
Bucket List - Number 4 “Cruise Milford Sound” After a lovely few days in Queenstown, and having managed to avoid every adrenalin rush on offer, it was time to tick " Cruise Milford Sound" off my bucket list. It's about a 4 hour drive from Queenstown to Milford Sound and accomodation is limited so unless … Continue reading Bucket List : Cruise Milford Sound
Many people discover “mindfulness” when they are in some sort of pain, be it physical or emotional. Mindfulness has long been taught to cancer victims and those with chronic pain but it has also been a savior for those suffering from anxiety, depression, grief and trauma. Several years ago I was broken, I had lost … Continue reading My Mindful Journey
This should probably be posted under “Mindful Monday” but I havent got around to writing about my introduction to “ mindfulness” yet ,so it would be out of order. Anyway I am back in the bath, with my charddy , so it really is another bathtime blog! A friend and I decided to go on … Continue reading A BATHTIME BLOG : “A not so silent, silent retreat”
MY RED CHAIR STORY I love the Graham Norton Show, in particular the stories told or half told on the red chair. I was heading to London, so I looked at how I could be an audience member. Part of the online application requires a “story” for the red chair. Well how to choose? … Continue reading A BATHTIME BLOG : My Red Chair Story
Holiday/Business trip started great, ate about a kilo of that superb cheese they have in Qantas lounge and drank fantastic wine. I paid an extra $20.00 each and got front row seats on the plane over, and an extra $10 each for inflight entertainment, an Ipad that I spent nearly the entire flight trying to work out … Continue reading A BATHTIME BLOG: One Of Many Bali Adventures