Book Review: Last Woman Hanged

I rarely read non-fiction, preferring instead to lose myself in a fictional world and with fictional characters. But historical non-fiction is one area that I do enjoy. As part of the Australian Author Challenge in my Aussie Goodreads group and the Eclectic Reader’s challenge, I chose Caroline Overington‘s re-telling of …

Book Review: TimeStorm

TimeStorm by Australian author Steve Harrison and has been on my to-be-read list for some time. I love reading books set in my home town, so I couldn’t pass this one up. On to the review… In 1795, a convict ship — the Marlin — leaves England for the new …

Trail Running and Swimming

Wow, I am slack. So My knee is better – hip hip hooray! I’m running again and I’ve also started swimming at least once a week too. I’m still trying to build up the muscles in my legs since I had such a long break from running but the trail …

Mothers Day Classic 2014

Yesterday I was up early for the Mothers Day Classic which was being held in the streets around the Domain in the city. My event, the 8km run, was starting at 7.55am and we needed to be there an hour before. I wasn’t feeling very well so I dosed up on …

10km Run to Manly

The Easter Bunny delivered some yummy chocolates to the kidlets this morning. They had a great time searching the house for their goodies. There has been some gorgeous sunny weather over the Easter long weekend and we have been taking advantage of it. Matt has done a couple of ocean swims at …