That thing you enjoy, do that

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In theory I like to keep things simple. Or at least that’s what I tell myself. But in reality I’m a complex creature who likes variety in all parts of my life – including the food I eat, the hobbies I enjoy, and how I move my body. In the past this diversity could have […]

How to overcome the expectation / reality divide

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I was expecting yesterday to be a BIG writing day. But when I tallied up what I achieved on the page, it came to a grand total of three sentences. *sigh* It seems my page and I managed to accidentally demonstrate the truth of that great, cavernous divide between expectation and reality. It’s a truth […]

10 Tips for the Three Capes Track (or any multi-day hike)

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Hiking is great, but if you’re planning to be out on a track for more than one day, a fair bit of planning is required. Well that’s not true, you could probably half-ass any hike, but it’s a better idea to come prepared if you want your trip to be comfortable, safe and enjoyable. I […]

Three Capes Track – My Walking Experience

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Linger. Two syllables heard repeated in the rhythmic tread of my feet, pulled along by the gusting winds sweeping from sea to shore, and felt deep within each beat of my heart. Such was my experience walking the Three Capes Track. Linger. Sounding at once like a promise and a temptation. The Three Capes delivers […]

The simplicity of walking (& the wisdom of dogs)

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Being somewhat complex creatures, we sometimes forget about the power of simplicity. Take for instance, walking. Getting out and about for a stroll must be one of the simplest ways to get moving … but we’re almost pre-programmed to dismiss anything that’s easy, or feel almost apologetic about enjoying something so straightforward. Just because something […]

Workout 17.3 – my CrossFit Open experience

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Ok. So this has been the TOUGHEST recap to write, not because there was nothing to say, mostly because I’m still not entirely sure if 17.3 ACTUALLY happened. 😂 Let me explain. Perhaps because last week’s workout challenged me in so many ways, I found myself approaching 17.3 with a much calmer mindset, and just feeling ready for anything. […]