Reclaim your bay ladies

February 24, 2018

It was with horror but not surprise that I heard about women being assaulted on the Bay Run- two incidents of indecent assault and one of a man exposing himself in a period of two […]

Beating the Daily Grind

December 11, 2017

I have been recently fixating on a quote from Confucius : “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Desperate not to work another day in […]

Thinking Twice

November 14, 2017

It can be easy to fall jealous of the incredibly thin runner that passes you on the Bay Run; of their flat stomach and toned legs. But assumptions can be dangerous. Sometimes you see the […]

Losing Predictability

October 16, 2017

This week I came upon the widest enclosed canyon in the world — even wider than the Grand Canyon — right here in our own Central West, at Capertee Valley. When I heard about it […]

Connecting to place

September 20, 2017

Often I take refuge in the small park off the Bay Run, Rodd Point Park. I do feel a sense of calm when I enter it and continue to relax as I slump on the […]

Mangroves and memories

August 23, 2017

The mangroves peeping up over the high tide looked like they were hanging on for dear life. It seemed that at any moment they could go under, and that would be their finale. But they […]

Bay Bitch — Mindfulness by the water

June 26, 2017

I have been recently rediscovering myself through mindfulness, and so I decided to take my mindfulness state of mind down to the Bay. When I reach the Bay, I notice how serene the water is: […]

Bay Bitch: Searches for Stillness

March 3, 2017

After a stressful week under fluorescence, crammed in by PCs, copiers, and failing air cons and surrounded by other semi-comatose workers, a relaxing walk around the bay seemed tempting. The serenity of the bay would […]

Closing the circle

February 17, 2017

Once on the Bay Run most of us are compelled to complete the full circuit. Perhaps it is because the alternative would be to catch a taxi home or wait for a bus that may […]

Dashed Dreams

February 17, 2017

On the first of January I felt empowered by the New Year and all the wonderful feelings I was having thinking about new goals, new activities and doing old things in a new way. I […]

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