March 2013

52 Exercises: #13 Feldenkrais and a Life Less Hectic

52 Exercises: #13 Feldenkrais and a Life Less Hectic

I woke up in Sydney, had breakfast with friends, flew home, hung out at the school disco andwent to bed early. I never dreamed I’d celebrate my 45th birthday

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Photo Friday: Breakfast with the Birds, Port Douglas

Photo Friday: Breakfast with the Birds, Port Douglas

I love birds so even though it’s a bit touristy we had to go to breakfast with the birds when we were in Port Douglas. We didn’t have much time to eat breakfast

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Unusual and Free Things to Do in New York

Top 10 Fabulous and Free Things to Do in New York

i Iove new york. I believe clichés become so only becausethey grow out of an accepted and common truth or belief. Sometimes real things, places or

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Jazz Dance (and Learning to Let Go)

52 Exercises: #12 Jazz Dance (and Learning to Let Go)

Remember your first day at school? The 52 Exercises quest is like being the new kid over and over again. Every week I’m filled with fear and nervous excitement

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Travel photo Patua South New Zealand

Photo Friday: Pataua South in New Zealand

Want to know one of my favourite places in New Zealand? It’s a secret spot called Pataua South which is about a two and a half hour drive north of Auckland

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how to stop feeling lonely

How to Stop Feeling Lonely When You’re Always Moving

The more you travel the less chance you have of fitting in. Most people you meet when you’re traveling can’t relate to you because their culture, language

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52 Exercises: Stand Up Paddleboarding and talking about depression

52 Exercises: #11 Stand Up Paddle-Boarding (and a Confession About Depression)

Still aching from Cage Fitness but feeling low I decide to press on with my 52 Exercises quest. When I started this quest I said it was to challenge myself

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Travel photo London eye and memories of London town

Photo Friday: London Eye

The streets of London weren’t paved with gold when I was a student at London University but I moved there to find that out for myself. I was as impoverished

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Recommended Reads to Make a Boring Trip Fly By

17 Recommended Reads to Make a Boring Trip Fly By

Apart from sleeping my favourite bedtime is reading these days. In fact reading’s my favourite activity just about anywhere. So I used my six week summer

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Fear of snakes and cage fitness australia

52 Exercises: #10 Cage Fitness (and a Python Ate Our Guinea Pig)

When you talk about moving to Australia some people shudder. “Ugh! I could never live there because ofall the snakes,” they say. I moved here despite the

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travel photo post: Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park

Photo Friday: Mossman Gorge in Daintree National Park

Have you ever crossed the wibbly wobbly suspension bridge high above Old Rex Creek in the Mossman Gorge? As part of the Daintree National Park we

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Why school leavers should travel and take a year out or gap year

21 Reasons Every School Leaver Should Travel

When I left school I had a year out, or a GAP year as it’s called in the UK. Admittedly I signed up for a year of travel for all the wrong reasons: as a delaying

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52 Exercises: #9 Target Toning Exercise DVD (and 5 Reasons to Find an Exercise DVD You Love)

52 Exercises: #9 Target Toning Exercise DVD (and 5 Reasons to Find a DVD You Love)

Got cabin fever, a wobbly bum and flabby arms? We all want to go to the

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Travel photo blog post byron bay lighthouse views

Photo Friday: Byron Bay View from the Lighthouse

Byron Bay is such a special place, an iconic holiday, and surf in New South Wales, and Australia’s most easterly point. It’s

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