It’s the start of Easter weekend so I’m off up towards some lakes.. probably my last open water swim before winter sets in.. and the only other long weekend public holiday outside of Christmas/ New Year!Continue reading “#163 From Cromwell to Te Anau: open water swimming fun!”
I have to say I was excited to get to this day, but the swimming was the least of my worries… it was the getting in and out that I had to worry about (and getting into the wetsuit when I only have one leg to stand on!)!!Continue reading “#80 Road trip to central: 1st open water swim post amputation”
With tent in tow we really are trying to make the most of the Christmas break. As it costs me to be closed, it’s make the most of the time available time for us! And we did it in true Ryding style: no rest for the wicked! Continue reading “Quickie camping trip in Central”
This week was all about Challenge Wanaka: a plan in the making for a very long time. We set off to Wanaka on Friday, with a swish apartment booked for the long weekend: relaxing in style was Ben’s idea. Thanks Ben! Well, we do have 3.8km-180km-42km to cover on Sunday!
Our trip took us through Lumsden, Five Rivers, up the devils staircase and up over the crown range road, stunning switch backs and awesome scenery every which way you look: a must drive for any visitor to Southern South Island! Continue reading “TEAM MARBEL Challenge Wanaka race weekend”
This week I have caught and rescued birds (from the clutches of my cats!) found where they hide proper English marmite here, made my first kiwi mince and cheese pie and posted off all my Christmas cards!
And that was before the end of the working week! Continue reading “Saving the wildlife, living the high life!”