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Break the running boredom - short and quick distance v long and slow...?

Lately, I’m struggling a little with the motivation to sustain my average of 40 km per week over three runs.  I’m not actually training for an event, and I think that may be the cause of the CBF’s, but I’m still guilt stricken if I don’t manage a decent number of kilometres, or more so if I favour the couch more than the pavement.   667 more words


Blackwall reach sunset

Halloween sunset over the Swan river, from Blackwall reach, Bicton WA

Am I a runner or do I run?

I have a friend who, when she introduces me to her friends, calls me a ‘runner’.  Now what categorises a runner, as opposed to someone who runs?  989 more words


Swan River views, Jacob's Ladder and a marriage proposal!

After a disappointing outfit last week, Eliza was in all her glory this week as she paraded a marriage proposal to all passers by in Matilda Bay.  474 more words


The Coombe Reserve - Playground with a View

The Coombe Reserve is a small park situated at the bottom of a steep hill in the exclusive suburb of Peppermint Grove.

Coming off Bayview Terrace, you turn into Saunders St and when met with the fork in the road, veer to the left and take The Coombe. 165 more words



In an announcement sure to surprise many people in Perth, the Swan River has been listed in the top five for drowning destinations in Australia. 356 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Dreamy

The Swan River meanders through the city of Perth on its way to the Indian Ocean.

The river is wide, deep and as blue as the sky, and along the banks there are cafés, boathouses and shops. 32 more words