A good year – 2018 – day 195

Woke to a very cold morning, at 4.30 am. I am so pumped for the second day’s walk.  After removing the ice from the car it was time to drive to Esk. The temperature was about -2 degrees as I alighted from the car at Pipeliner Park in Esk.  I greeted those there and met … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 195

A good year – 2018 – day 194

Woke to a very cold morning, at 3.30 am. I am so pumped for the first day's walk. Spent time on the laptop checking for last-minute updates before beginning the trek.   Had breakfast and then realised I had forgotten my Lovan medication. Oh well, hope I last the four days. Once showered, dressed and … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 194

A good year – 2018 – day 193

Today is the day! Spent the morning packing and getting the gear together for the BVRT Trek 4 DQ 2018. This meant thinking about three full days of walking and to combat blisters, cramps and knee problems; and enough layers for the cold mornings. Therefore more socks, and jumpers. With the car packed, headed off … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 193

A good year – 2018 – day 189

The first day of holidays! Well it is Saturday! Had a day to contemplate the day as it was too wet to go anywhere and there was a lot to do at home. Once the rain has stopped.  In the meantime it was time to review the registrations for the BVRT Trek 4 DQ as … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 189

A good year – 2018 – day 187

Wet day to behold! A work day and am impressed with the work I am completing. Due to the wet, the lunchtime walk was cancelled, so spent the period in the building. Went home late due to the weather, and came to a warm, dry home. More work on the BVRT Trek 4 DQ and … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 187

A good year – 2018 – day 186

A day at work and my behaviour is changing for the better. A successful day with new learnings and had a lovely walk at lunch. At home, things are ramping up with registrations rolling in for the BVRT Trek 4 DQ. This is going to be a great event. Also, I need to turn my mind … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 186

A good year – 2018 – day 152

Slept in slightly, and then got prepared for the drive across to Pine Mountain for the BVRT Trek4DQ. The drive took an extra 20 minutes, being on the back of peak hour, and arrived at The Cricket Pitch, Pine Mountain Road, Pine Mountain, just in time. Met Tanya Smith, President of Friends of Brisbane Valley Rail … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 152

A good year – 2018 – day 151

36 years after joining the Royal Australian Navy, here I am on a normal workday - 8.00am to 4.30pm.  Normal work day for me. Had a major task to work through which took all day but very fruitful outcome building. Went to the Post Office at George Street at lunchtime and walked 2.6 km to … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 151

A good year – 2018 – day 148

Start of another work week. Pity I didn’t sleep much. Awake at 2.30am and that was it! I had even prepared my self properly the day before to get to have a bit of a sleep in. Anyway off to work, and an action-packed day working through tasks, and various meetings.  Finishing work, my WLB … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 148