Is that a whale tail sticking out of the ground? Top 10 telltale signs you’re in Hervey Bay

The body of evidence is everywhere around you …. but it’s more than just the incidence of whale memorabilia and grey nomads that provides the clues to your whereabouts!  I assure you, I am no scientist but as I engaged my inner Sherlock Holmes I deduced that there were obvious telltale signs that I couldn’t […]

What do Adam Brand and Guy Sebastian have in common?  

    There must have been a very good reason why I’ve given Hervey Bay a wide berth since visiting there when I was six.  My memories are a bit hazy but treading on sharp shells on low tide and being forced to wear shoes on the sand sent the red flag up instantly. Why the […]

Getting a Little Mud On the Tyres

10 Reasons Why I Love to Hit the Trails Increased Balance –  There’s obstacles and hazards everywhere so in order to prevent stepping on or even falling over such hazards, a far greater level of bodily awareness is required than typically needed when running on paved roads. The greater bodily awareness combined with the constant shifting […]

My Bucket List – to actually do things on my bucket list! 

   I’m keeping this blog post nice and simple!  So to celebrate turning 45 I’ve jotted down a few things I’d really like to do before my time on earth here is done!  Don’t forget to comment if you’ve done any of these things already or share some of your own bucket list “to do’s”!  […]

Dance Dads

Photo: courtesy of Lamp/Photography Its rush hour at any given Saturday morning dance studio in Australia. The sound of dance teachers rallying their students is awkwardly interrupted by the unfamiliar sputtering’s of a Suzuki GSX-R veering into an already over- crowded car park of SUV’s. The regular dance crowd is caught off guard as they […]

Living In The Moment – A Lifestyle Experiment

“If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are Anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present”. (Lao Tzu) Living in the Moment – Why I’ve decided to make this my lifestyle experiment!   Still Alice (The Movie) I had been […]

Camping-The good, the bad and the goddamn awful! 

My Love/Hate relationship with camping!  Buckle up…. It’s fun, it’s fast, it’s twisty and turny and you’re gonna get a little wet! But it’s worth it! 👍👎🏿 This location looks pretty amazing! It’s fairly reminiscent of Moreton Island during my 20’s when all I could afford was a dodgy  2 man tent and an even […]

Catching the Clouds – Winter Solstice At Summit of Mount Warning

The exposed areas of skin on the upper half of my body were feeling the effects of the sub-zero temperatures as we vertically ascended the final 400 meters towards the summit. I found myself looking upwards in the vicinity of our destination towards climbers of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. As we made our […]