Posted on June 20, 2021
So, I haven’t done much with this blog for a while. I’m not sure what to write, what to post about – life seems to kind of be the same over and over – most of the photos I have are of me walking the dog or the house looking pretty in the sun/rain/mist.
I had a very low point at the start of the year when lockdowns and not being able to travel to England to see my family really hit hard. This is still an ongoing issue and one that doesn’t look like it’ll be resolved soon, thanks to the Australian governments ultra conservative stance on international travel, but I’m coming back to a point of simmerage rage rather than despair, so that’s nice.
Anyways, the last, 9 months or so since my last proper post haven’t been a complete disaster.Read More
Posted on July 19, 2020
So it’s been very wet here recently. Deluges of biblical proportions kind of wet.
It’s good, the dams need it – although very wet winters do create bushfire fuel problems for the summer.
Anyways, it was very foggy/misty here after a very wet week and I decided to get off my fat arse and go take some pictures up by the local dam. Read More
Posted on March 4, 2019
I’ve been keeping busy since I did the epic half marathon run, carrying on exercising but nothing quite so long or exhausting, plus my ankles are not feeling that happy with running (again..)
I even got up at 5am on a Saturday morning to hike to the top of a local ‘mountain’ to watch the sunrise. More on that below!
Posted on December 25, 2017
Merry Christmas, dear readers!
So – I’m taking some time out chilling after a lovely morning and lunch with the family on this perfect Perth Christmas summer day.
Being born in the northern hemisphere, Christmas in summer will always feel wrong, despite it being an almost perfect day – clear blue skies, 30 degrees and light breeze.
That said – I did get up early and go for a run to take full advantage of what we have here. Read More
Posted on June 11, 2017
After a while, the new plan becomes routine.
I’m getting used to exercise and diet. I actually look forward to my time after work and at weekends to push myself a bit further, a bit faster. I feel fitter, faster, have more energy
I’ve been watching my diet, walking, running, biking, limping, for 9 weeks now. And it works. Its pretty simple really.
Eat less and healthier, burn off calories and turn fat into muscle.
Posted on April 29, 2017
Perhaps it should be exorcising. It’s certainly banishing some demons, thats for sure.
So, coming back to my post about free time, it’s been a few months since I started to change the way I use my time by placing restrictions on my computer, device and internet time and things are going really well.
I’m using my time far more effectively, more responsibly and am achieving a lot more for myself and my family. Read More
Posted on March 13, 2017
Theres been plenty of photos on this blog of Point Peron, but it’s such a nice place to wander around and has some lovely bays and views down the coast and over Rockingham, that it never gets old.
Anja and I got up early – 7:30am – to beat the heat and go on a photo walk.
Posted on January 23, 2016
We’re pretty lucky here in the Southern Hemisphere. Perth is far away from the world and very beautiful.
The downside is that we have all kinds of wildlife that is out to get us here, but we also have tiny fairy penguins. And they live on Penguin Island, only a few hundred metres off the coast near Rockingham, conveniently, only a short drive from my place. Read More
Posted on December 6, 2015
2 weeks ago I was out on the bike, minding my own business, having a great day in the hills, as one does.
Sundays are meant for this and the dirt roads of the Perth hills are generally peaceful and riding is good for the soul.
Well, that’s how it was supposed to be, anyway… Read More
Posted on November 29, 2015
I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned this before, but we get some awesome storms here in Western Australia. They are mostly just packed with rain and wind, but from time to time, they come bearing violent electrical goodies.
So when I heard the rumbles of thunder across the ocean, naturally, I went down to check it out.