There's a rumor going around that my next big adventure will be in Mongolia. Horse trekking in Mongolia. On the steppes. The steppes of Mongolia. On horseback. With horses. For two weeks. (And then some.) Except it isn't a rumor. It's tremendously exciting. The scenery should be amazing, the culture fascinating -- and, oh, the … Continue reading In preparation for the steppes of Mongolia where there be horses
Melbourne to Hobart 2013 … off topic
This post by my very good friend Emma Watt is about the trials, tribulations and HORRORS of ocean racing. I’m reblogging because I think it’s fabulous research for authors! Read on to feel the buffetting wind, the surging water, the bone-deep cold, the churning stomach, the stench of spew…
Although this blog is really a place for me to keep low FODMAP recipes as I find them / develop them / test them, I thought it would be a sensible place to keep and share my memories of the 2013 Melbourne to Hobart yacht race. So this post has nothing to do with cooking, and everything to do with chucking – you have been warned!
This post has mixed tenses and pronouns, and frankly right now I don’t care 🙂 I’m just getting it out there, thanks for reading, sorry about the poor quality of the writing.
How did I get here?
I have done a fair bit of ocean racing … in the past. It’s been about two years since I sailed with any sort of regularity, and I worked out that I hadn’t done a Hobart race since 2009. In my time, I’ve done two Sydney to…
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Fantasy and the Fast Diet
Today I ate just 500 calories' worth of food. I've decided to try out 'The Fast Diet' and today was my first fasting day. The Fast Diet seems to be all the rage just now. Check out the web site for the full deal, but in essence it involves fasting for two days in the week, … Continue reading Fantasy and the Fast Diet