Tag Archives: Hiking

Connecticut

One of the delights of this summer-long road-trip has been ticking states off our lists! There are many that we have simply driven through – 2 hours in New Mexico, one hour in Mississippi. We realise that we haven’t SEEN … Continue reading

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Georgia

We rolled into Atlanta in a rainstorm that drenched the roads and cut the power temporarily from thousands of houses. It was July 4th and we had a hot date at an Independence Day party with one of my oldest … Continue reading

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Oahu, windward shore

Without a shadow of a doubt, it’s the windward (east) shore of Oahu that I love. We stayed there when we first visited three years again, but I couldn’t find a reasonably priced rental property when I searched for this … Continue reading

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Oahu, leeward shore!

We arrived on the Hawaiian island of Oahu last Thursday, staggering off our red-eye from Sydney. Coming out the airport, the humidity hit us like a steam train. We visibly wilted. We’re splitting our 10 days in Oahu between two … Continue reading

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Melbourne!

We arrived in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon and flew out early on Wednesday morning. Just two and a half days there, but it was awesome. What a great city! It felt very much like London,┬áprobably due to the grey skies, … Continue reading

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Hiking in Bend

We spent Thanksgiving in Bend, in Oregon. It was cold, hovering a few degrees above freezing but thankfully with no rain. We wanted to get as much outdoors time as possible (whilst still getting plenty of family-snuggling-in-bed time) so we … Continue reading

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Healdsburg Half Training: Week Four

This week, it all got real. Preschool started up again with two new classes of tiny people starting school for the first time ever. It went better than I’d dared hope but I was exhausted every evening and the lights … Continue reading

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Hiking Mori Point

Last week’s gorgeous trail run in Pacifica was slightly shorter than I’d intended because helicopters were spraying Mori Point with mosquito repellent so clearly, we headed in the opposite direction that day. However a sunny Labor Day, empty of requirements, … Continue reading

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Kaiser Half training: week 11

Last week was different in that I went back to the UK for a few days. It was utterly delightful to be home, even for a sad reason. I flew on Tuesday night and got back to California on Sunday … Continue reading

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Kaiser Half Training: Week 8

Happy Christmas Week everyone. I hope you all had a lovely week and enjoyed the holidays. In Blogland, there’s always that question about how much to share, and it’s tempting to gloss over dark times and make out that we … Continue reading

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