I haven’t written anything this year so far and that’s because there hasn’t been much to tell. It’s too hot to hike in Perth in the summer, sometimes it’s so hot you don’t want to walk to the bus stop! There is also a real danger of bush fires, these have been bad in the […]Read more "So, it’s been awhile "
My friend Jacqui and I decided to scrap the plan for hiking the Cape Brett Track. I felt like I was running out of time to see people and the weather forecast wasn’t great. Instead we did other fun outdoors things, spent a day at the beach and went for a short hike around Waitakere […]Read more "Waitakere Dam"
After being in NZ for 2 nights I took off down to Taupo with my mum and sister. The plan was my sister and I would do The Tongariro Crossing and mum would just come along for the family time. The drive down was fun, I haven’t really been out of Auckland much in the […]Read more "It didn’t quite go to plan…"
I’m in New Zealand! I arrived last night in time for a lovely traditional family dinner, for my family that means we were up till nearly 2am drinking all the wine in the house! I started my transition into this timezone well with passing out at what would be 9pm in Perth. Getting into NZ […]Read more "Getting my gear into NZ "
So what’s been happening since my last blog? Everything and nothing. I have only managed one small hike, it was the week after Oxfam and I had itchy feet to get back on the trail. I was puppy sitting so I put the dog in the car and off we went. It felt good being […]Read more "A bit of an update…"
Its hard to believe that it’s been a week since Trailwalker. It was all I thought about for weeks and it was over so quickly! Oxfam have been taking a lot crap on social media for the lack of water and what some people feel was a disorganized event. I don’t feel this way, all […]Read more "A week after Oxfam Trailwalker"
Section 1 – Start to Swan View – 8.8km Right from the start we knew were going to have problems. Due to the late formation of the team and our schedules we had not walked all four of us as a team before. I knew I could walk well with everyone individually, but together […]Read more "Oxfam Trailwalker Perth 2015"