A good year – 2018 – day 197

Woke after a good nights sleep. Had breakfast and thought about the session I missed last night with the Diabetic Health Clinic.   Packed the car and paid up for the accommodation and then went to Esk to deliver the portaloo to Brisbane Valley Hire and Sales. Once delivered, then we drove to Milton to … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 197

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 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 118

Woke just before the alarm, which I had selected ducks and the sound.  Lucky I was awake when it went off, as I was busy looking for the duck in the house before remembering it was the alarm. Dressed in bushwalking appropriate gear and drove the car to Rothwell Station, to get into the Brisbane … Continue reading A good year – 2018 – day 118

Next fundraiser for Diabetes Qld

On Friday 17th March, I will be heading up to O'Reilly's Rainforest Retreat and joining the participants for the Happy Feet Bushwalk. #HappyFeetBushwalk The event consists of a night walk to Glow Worm Gully a distance of about 4 km. On the Saturday the participants will walk the 10.89 km of the Box Forest Circuit. Sunday is … Continue reading Next fundraiser for Diabetes Qld

First day on Great Ocean Walk

Friday 09/09/2016 - Day 2 - Apollo Bay to Blanket Bay - 24.53 km Awoke early and packed the day pack and the headed up for breakfast. Breakfast consisted of porridge, poached eggs and toast, and coffee. The lunch was the prepared with the ingredients for a salad plus ham, with turkish bread and pita … Continue reading First day on Great Ocean Walk