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Is that what you do now?

The other day I was catching up with a friend that I hadn’t seem in some time and by “some time” I mean 5 years, so a significant length of time.  Anyway the subject...

What’s your why?

I was heading out for a walk with Miss 9 one Saturday morning and I asked Master 8 if he’d like to join us, to which he replied . No thanks!  When I go...

Girls Big Sup Day Out

For me paddleboarding (like most things) tends to be a solo activity so even I was somewhat bemused to find myself signing up for a one day womens only Stand Up Paddleboarding event run...

Day 29 to 30 – Happy Hatha Yoga

Final two days! Day 29 Hatha Yoga Happiness: Practice Acceptance and Surrender Day 29 Hatha Yoga Happiness: Practice Acceptance and Surrender. Acceptance doesn’t mean that you have to like a person or situation that...

Day 22 to 28 – Happy Hatha Yoga

Week Four .. Day 22 Hatha Yoga Happiness: Sing! Day 22 Hatha Yoga Happiness: Sing!! Singing feels good and everyone can do it. So, join me today singing a little mantra and practicing a...

Days 14 to 21 – Happy Hatha Yoga

Day 14 – Hatha Yoga Happiness: Gentle Yoga It’s the end of week 2 and we’re going to do a gentler practice today with some pranayama (breathing) practice. Our happiness suggestion today is to...

Days 11 to 13 – Happy Hatha Yoga

Day 11 – Hatha Yoga Happiness: 4 locks and 4 keys Today’s class is based on the Yoga Sutra 1:33: “By cultivating attitudes of friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in...

Twin Coast Cycle Trail

After J and I decided to ride the Twin Coast Trail, a 87km journey from Opua on the east coast of New Zealand through to the mouth of the Hokianga Harbour on the West,...

Think less, do more

James and I have been trail running together for some time now, although I should point out that, for James, there isn’t much actual running going on since he can walk faster than I...