Gear Review: O2Fit compression singlet

I’m not the thinnest girl climbing hills. Far, far from it. I also have the sort of chest that needs more than a sports bra or two to help keep things stable up top. I recently searched online for an alternative to Skins or 2XU compression gear. I …

My 30 Day Walking Challenge – we made it!

We made it! 30 days of walking 30 minutes (or more) every day. Hooray! My 30 Day Walking Challenge review Was it easy? Yes and no. The walking was easy. I fell right back into it. No tiredness or sore and aching muscles. No flare ups of my Achilles, …

My 30 day walking challenge – week two review

There’s a whole lot of earthworks happening in a nearby housing estate on the opposite side of the creek where I walk most days. It’s a protected wetland area that the birds and reptiles and other critters love. I love that this place is just 100m from my …

Snakes and snake bites – how to avoid them

Snakes are a reality when when hiking in Australia, and as we enter into spring and the great weather draws us out to head for the hills, so too are the snakes waking up from their winter hibernation. It’s best to be prepared and know what to do should …

My 30 day walking challenge

This September and to kick off a big fat welcome to spring in Melbourne, I am going to walk for at least 30 minutes every single day outdoors, regardless of the weather or whatever is going on in my life. I’m making my commitment public to make myself …

5 top walks in Broome, Western Australia

I visited Broome waaay back in December 1999. It was hot and very humid and the pool at our hotel offered no relief it was so warm. I wasn’t into hiking yet so took on no challenging walks. I rode a cranky camel that bit me on the …