Half Marathon – Race recap

Thankyou for all your lovely words of encouragement and congratulations 🙂 A few people have asked me some questions about the race, and my training in lead up to it, so hopefully this post will answer those questions! Training As…

Beach adventures part 3

On Sunday I got up early so that I could play photographer for my friend who was racing in the long course championships (2km Swim / 83km Bike / 20km Run). She did brilliantly and finished the course in 5.5…

Beach Adventures part 2

Thankyou all so much for your sweet words about the race. It really was a lot of fun – and has definitely given me that fighting spirit to train for an even longer race! Unfortunately the triathlon season is almost…

Beach adventures – Part 1

Last weekend I headed to Huskisson to compete in the Jervis Bay Sprint Triathlon. I had an absolutely wonderful weekend, filled with lots of adventures, so I’ll break my recap into two parts. Saturday I was up bright and early…

Cool days = Baking days

This morning I am heading into town to do a little shopping. My list looks something like this: Wedding present Christening present Farewell present A new top Hmmm …how did that last one sneak in there?? I decided to take…

Triathlon Tuesday

Training: Run 7km / Swim 1.1km As most of you know, I have been competing in novice triathlons over the summer. I also have the following races coming up between now and mid March: Novice Triathlon Sprint Triathlon Aquathon Half…

Birthday bash

Wow. What a weekend! I can explain my blogging hiatus quite easily….. it was party time! Friday I started Friday with an early morning run. I knew that the weekend was going to be BUSY so I figured an early…

Happy Australia Day

Today is “Australia Day”, which is the official national day of Australia and celebrated every year on 26 January. The day commemorates the arrival of the First Fleet at Sydney Cove in 1788, the hoisting of the British flag there,…

Snowed in…

[I wrote this on the 1st January but wireless was temperamental so I am only posting it now…. I figured that it would be best to keep things in order….)   Our alarm went off at 4.30am this morning so…

A chilly day in Kyoto

  We awoke to a cold day in Kyoto this morning, with a forecast top of only 5 degrees celcius! We ‘layered’ up and packed extra clothes, then headed out to explore the town of Kyoto. Our first stop was…