Gardening takes time but it is therapeutic.

Much of our time is spent in the garden and one of the jobs that takes a great deal of time is the trimming of our hedge.  I have previously had someone come to trim the hedge but the cost was prohibitive so have reverted to cutting it myself.  Getting the hedge cut now takes…

First bike ride for the year

This is the first part of our bike ride.  We drove to Eagle point and parked the cars then rode along to the tip of the Mitchell River silt jetty and back.We then headed to Paynesville for lunch and then back to the silt jetty. The silt jetties are used extensively for fishing and there…

Get back on your bike!

I have recently had issues with mobility of a knee followed by issues with an ankle.  I jiggered my knee somehow, now quite sure how, and it took quite some time for it to get right again.  A couple of weeks later I then stepped in a small hole in the asphalt in a carpark…

Are you sitting down?

Because I was unwell recently I did more sitting down than I would normally do.  I am glad I am now back doing my morning walk and more physical activity.  Mind you I did get a great deal of reading done during the time I was unwell. This is from Buzzfeed.com and gives some excellent…

Things I spied on my morning walk

I never tire of looking at the lovely scenery when I am on my morning walk.   I try to go a different route each week and this week I added in a side trip up a cul de sac.  In the cul de sac I came across this beautiful outdoor seating arrangement. The picture…