Dianella is having a moment. From feeling like it was the back end of Perth, the suburb is suddenly buzzing. Growing up in Dianella, I was told the suburb was “at least an hour” from Fremantle. And almost as far to the hills, the city or the beach. As an adult, I now know this to be untrue, especially with easy access via Reid Hwy. … Continue reading Suburban spotlight
It seems both completely normal and slightly inappropriate that my first post in more than a year is about travel. Travel is something many of us have always taken for granted, something that has become extremely restricted and the stuff of daydreams since COVID-19 turned life as we know it upside down. In June I headed to Broome in the Kimberley region of Western Australia … Continue reading Broome or bust
In the year since I posted about my later-in-life conversion to running, I am pleased to report, I am still running. The Brooks running shoes are a little worse for wear and have been joined by a pair of Mizuno Wave runners and both should probably be retired this year. When I do get a new pair, will try to remember to record which shoes … Continue reading Yes, a pair of shoes can change your life
This is the question I asked myself tonight after taking off my first pair of Brooks running shoes. I bought them after my second running session almost three weeks ago, learning the reasons my Nikes were hurting my toes was possibly because one foot is a full half size bigger than the other. I am not a runner. I am not in the least bit … Continue reading Can a pair of shoes change your life?
I recently purchased a Canon EOS M twin lens kit mirrorless camera, having initially set out to buy a Nikon J2 or V1 or V2. I’d had my eye on the Nikon 1 range since they were featured in MasterChef last year but they were very expensive on launch and it has been near on impossible to get details of the updated models J2, J3, V2, and S1. Nikon’s … Continue reading Snap happy