Tag Archive | Walking

The 9 hour day

The 9 hour day

The place where faeries dance, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. It’s 9:30am on Sunday morning. I have to be at the Daisy Hill Forest mountain bike trails by 1pm to meet Simon for a ride. My bike is at my sister’s house and I don’t have a car. It sounds like a perfect excuse […]

Brisbane Open Houses 2013

Brisbane Open Houses 2013

Albert St Uniting Church, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. They’ve stood the test of time and I’ve walked past them thousands of times. But yesterday I finally got to go inside as part of the Brisbane Open House 2013 event. My friend L is visiting from Tasmania so we played tourists in my home […]

A bushbash, a ride and a stack

Fern valley, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. It was late in the afternoon by the time I set off to walk to Mum and Dad’s place to collect the Purple Monster. It’s been there since they borrowed it to take camping with my uncle. He came off the bike and cut up his face […]

Hello from IO trail

Hello from IO trail, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. I think my body is still recovering from Cycling for Hope and The Great North Walk. It’s been almost two months since I completed my 7 weeks of extended physical activity and I am finding that my left leg just doesn’t want to recover from […]

Was it a run or a walk?

Tight muscles, a photo by andrewgillsag on Flickr. I can’t quite decide whether to call this morning’s effort a very fast walk or a very slow run. You know those days when you want to get up and out there but your body just won’t play? Well, I had one of those this morning. I […]