2019 – Part 2: Acts of Kindness

This is a follow on from my recent post about what I'm planning and hoping to achieve in 2019, in broad categories of Fitness, Weight and Food, and Creativity. I forgot one category, and it's an important one: Acts of Kindness. The easiest thing for me (it ranks very...

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Pt Elliot – Photo, Mine

The Pier at Pt. Elliot I really enjoy night photography. I like the standing-around-ness of it, while you wait for your exposure to finish. I like the way the world looks different in an over-exposed night-light. I like the ethereal look of anythign that's moved. This...

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I recently read the book Crazy Busy by Dr. Hallowell. It's a book that focuses primarily on disconnecting from technology to spend more time with yourself and those around you. It raised some very valid points about taking time back for yourself. Taking time to think....

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Less Tech.

I really like numbers. I like graphs. I like plots. I like tables. I like SQL queries. It was pretty predictable that I'd like having a Fitbit on my wrist. No surprise that I'd find myself poring over the graphs in the app, checking my resting heart-rate (56-58 bpm...

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Challenging People

I've ridden quite a bit in the last year. Last October I rode more than 600 km as part of the Great Cycle Challenge (which I will probably do again this year). I rode over 4,500 km in 2018. I climbed more than 41,000 metres. 263 hours in the saddle. This isn't a lot...

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Shipwreck

A hundred metres or so from the beach at Port Willunga is the shipwreck of the Star of Greece. She sunk in 1888 after 20 years of service. 18 crew perished, and 16,000 bags of wheat destined for Great Britain were lost. If the tide is way out you can see one of the...

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